Infection Preventionist Certified

Job Location US-NC-Thomasville
Job Opening ID
2021-121884
Facility
Thomasville Medical Center
Department
Infection Prevention
Work Schedule
8:00am-5:00pm
Category
Nursing Care Services
Job Status
Full-Time

Overview

To actively participate in the Infection Prevention Program, by supporting prevention activities and best practice measures.

 

At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.

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Qualifications

  • Education: 4 Year / Bachelors Degree Required. Registered Nurse or Medical Technologist Bachelor’s Degree or comparable degree required.
  • Experience: Three years of healthcare experience required. Minimum of three years of leadership experience OR Minimum of three years of infection prevention and control experience, if not certified required.
  • Licensure/Certification: Infection Control or Epidemiology certification preferred. If not certified, certification required within two and a half years after hire. Current RN License if RN with no IP experience, required. American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification for Med Tech with no IP experience, required.
  • Additional skills required: Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing; understands and uses personal computer. Demonstrates analytical skills i.e. calculation of infection rates. Maintain membership in the Association of Professional in Infection control and Epidemiology at a state and national levels to provide opportunities for networking and education. Knowledge of data collection and analysis, navigation of hospital computer systems, problem solving, decision making, effective communication and conflict management skills. Ability to successfully work in an environment of high stress with rapidly changing priorities. Ability to evaluate and utilize interpersonal dynamics and effective communication styles to work with people in a very positive way under very difficult circumstances
  • Additional skills preferred: Knowledge of departmental and Novant Health computer system(s).

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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