Infection Control Specialist

Uniontown Hospital Uniontown , PA 15401

Posted 2 weeks ago

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  • Position Overview * This position provides direction for the development and enhancement of system-wide Infection Control Program. This is to ensure a safe environment for patients, employees and visitors and to facilitate the provision of quality health care and improve clinical outcomes. * Education/Knowledge Requirements * Prerequisites: * State licensure as a professional registered nurse issued by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing* BSN preferred * Essential Job-Related Experience: * Five (5) years recent clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting * Knowledge of epidemiology principles, infection control and sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices * Ability to communicate and render presentations to groups in both formal and informal settings * Previous adult education experience * Ability to maintain/update the computer competencies as required for the position * Preferred Job-Related Experience: * Certification in Infection Control preferred.
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