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Infection Preventionist

Company: Ascension
Location: Panama City
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Title: Infection Preventionist

City, State:  Panama City, FL

Location:  Ascension Sacred Heart Bay

Department: Infection Control

Additional Job Details: Full- Time- Day

 

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) for healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Long term / Short Term disability
  • Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Tuition Assistance after 6 months employment
  • 403b with company match
  • Paid vacation time off
  • Faith based work environment
  • Legal services and much more!
What You Will Do:

Plan, implement, and evaluate infection prevention and control measures.

  • Monitor and investigate known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control.
  • Review, analyze, and implement regulations, standards, and/or guidelines of applicable governmental agencies and professional organizations.
  • Collaborate in the development and delivery of educational programs and/or tools that relate to infection prevention, control, and epidemiology.
  • Report infection surveillance, prevention and control in formation to local, state and federal public health authorities in accordance with law and regulation.
  • Participate in the development of special studies designed to identify unusual epidemic situations or to evaluate the impact of new products, equipment or delivery of patient care.
  • Report results to Infection Control Committee and other appropriate departments and/or committees.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Florida Board of Nursing.Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Florida. Credentialed from State Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Sacred Heart is a faith-based health system offering rewarding healthcare careers to the caregivers of Southern Alabama and Northwest Florida communities. When you join our care teams, you join a vast network of hospitals, outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Sacred Heart is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Keywords: Ascension, Tallahassee , Infection Preventionist, Other , Panama City, Florida

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