INFECTION PREVENTIONIST

INFECTION PREVENTIONIST
Cooper University Health Care

Cooper University Health Care, a leading provider of comprehensive health services, medical education, and clinical research in South Jersey, has an exceptional opportunity for an Infection Preventionist.

The Infection Preventionist carries out collection, analysis, and reporting of data on infections, provides consultation regarding potential infection issues and prevention strategies, investigates clusters/outbreaks, provides analysis and expertise for increased rates of infections, investigates potential exposures to communicable diseases and communicates to internal and external sources accordingly, provides infection prevention education to all employees and other healthcare providers, conducts environment of care rounds for inpatient areas as well as outpatient offices/clinics/facilities associated with Cooper; reports findings; facilitates correction of deficiencies/problems, reports designated diseases/data to NJDOH or other State agencies as required, applies Cooper core values and other duties as required.

Qualifications:

RN or BSMT; CIC or will be eligible within 2 years; CIC required within 4 years of hire.
Minimum of 3 years' experience in an acute care hospital.
Experience participating in performance improvement activities.
Proven communication skills.
Proven ability to establish & maintain excellent working relationships.

Please note an opportunity exists for this to be a higher level position with the following Qualifications:

BSN, or BSMT with SM and/or CIC
5 years in an acute care hospital and 5 years in Infection Prevention
To apply:
Please submit an application via the Cooper University Healthcare website
http://jobs.cooperhealth.org/camden/professionals/jobid6640069-infection-preventionist-jobs

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