Infection Preventionist

Dignity Health Chandler , AZ 85249

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

Located in the Chandler, Ariz., suburb of Phoenix, the Chandler Regional Medical Center is a 338-bed, not-for-profit hospital with more than 2,500 employees and almost 1,000 doctors on staff representing all major specialties. Chandler Regional joined the Dignity Health system in 1999, but has been part of the community for more than 50 years. The hospital includes a Level I Trauma Center, a Heart and Vascular Center, a Wound Healing Center, a Family Birth Center and many additional services. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Chandler Regional provided more than $48 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health's mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, nearly 100,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services. For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/chandlerregional

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Responsibilities

Collaborates with the Department leader in all infection prevention related activities associated with surveillance, performance improvement, and education which are intended to ensure that the facility's patients, personnel & visitors will be protected from transmission of diseases & infection within the facility's environment as identified in the core competency model by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in nursing, microbiology, biology, Nursing or PublicHealth.

  • Bachelor's in Science (Microbiology, Biology, Nursing, Public Health) is achieved or in process ofachieving

  • An active license is required if you are a Registered Nurse or Clinical Lab Scientist applicant.

  • Active member of APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology).

  • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).

  • Certification is to be attempted during first two (2) years of hire if not already obtained.

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