Infection Control Epidemiologist
Requisition #: 181650
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System,Baltimore, MD
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: March 6, 2019
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The Infection Control Epidemiologist assists the Associate Director of the Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control and the Hospital Epidemiologist in developing a plan the infection control program for the hospital. The Infection Control Epidemiologist has the major task for implementing this program in their area of responsibility.
This employee is continuously evaluating all policies, procedures, and practices relating to infection control within the institution to assure optimum protection for all patients, visitors, and employees. He/she must utilize an advanced knowledge of epidemiology, infectious diseases, sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices, modes of disease transmission and specific principles of infection control and prevention at the hospital. He/she is accountable to both the Hospital Epidemiologist and the Associate Director of the Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control for meeting these responsibilities.
Full-time, Day Shift
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Weekend Work Required
Work Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Pay Grade: CO
Bachelor's degree required in a related field. Degree in nursing, microbiology, epidemiology, or a related discipline preferred. Master's degree in a Public Health or a related discipline preferred.
Requires a minimum of 2 years of related work experience. Related experience includes Infection Control, Nursing, Microbiology, Epidemiology, or Public Health
Bachelor's degree or Certification in Infection Control required. Master's degree Registered Nurse, Microbiologist or Masters in Public Health. Certification in Infection Control (CIC) preferred
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