Infection Preventionist | St. Joseph Campus

Ascension Health Milwaukee , WI 53201

Posted 1 week ago

We Are Hiring

Infection Preventionist | St. Joseph Hospital | Full-Time Days | 40 Hours Weekly

Ascension St. Joseph Campus has had a special place in the community for more than 130 years offering compassionate, expert health care. While we may be known as "The Baby Hospital", St. Joseph Campus is dedicated to providing a lifetime of care, for a variety of health care needs. We are well-known for our outstanding high-risk obstetrical and neonatology care, as well as world-class cardiac, critical care, surgery and physical rehabilitation services. St. Joseph Campus is an academic, referral, tertiary level care facility providing acute and subacute care from our hospital on Chambers Street. Using the most up-to-date equipment and technology, our highly-skilled staff is ready to provide patients with exceptional medical care.

Why Join Ascension?

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We're looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to plan, implement, and evaluate infection prevention and control measures.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and investigates known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control.

  • Reviews, analyzes, and implements regulations, standards, and/or guidelines of applicable governmental agencies and professional organizations.

  • Collaborates in the development and delivery of educational programs and/or tools that relate to infection prevention, control, and epidemiology.

  • Reports infection surveillance, prevention and control to local, state and federal public health authorities in accordance with law and regulation.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certification specializing in Infection Control.

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State".

Education:

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing or related field required

Work Experience:

  • One year of experience required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

M/F/Disabled/Vet

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf


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