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Registered Nurse - Infection Prevention

Bemidji, MN
The friendly town of Bemidji (population 15,000+) is nestled among the pines along the shores of Lake Bemidji, several blocks from a thriving downtown community. In this Northwoods setting (220 miles northwest of Minneapolis), residents enjoy the charm and character of a college town.  As First City on the Mississippi, Bemidji is a historically charming, progressive and beautiful place.  The city’s front yard is lovely Lake Bemidji - 6,765 acres of glistening water that is as ideal for serious walleye fishing as it is for a sunset pontoon cruise.  For outdoor enthusiasts and water lovers, there are another 400 other lakes found within a 25-mile radius of Bemidji.  Bemidji is a tight-knit community of good neighbors and engaged citizens who enjoy affordable restaurants, cozy coffee shops, grocery stores, city parks and more.  The median home value is $120,100, which should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability.

Looking for a change of scenery?  We seek a Registered Nurse with two (2) or more years of experience in infection control for the role of RN - Infection Prevention Specialist at a 196-bed hospital in Bemidji.  In this role you will coordinate the hospital's Infection prevention program in compliance with established polices, procedures and standards of care.  You will provide surveillance and education relative to the prevention, detection, identification and control of infectious/communicable diseases within the hospital. You will plan, organize, develop, coordinate and direct the infection control programs in accordance with current federal, state and local standard.  You will maintain a close liaison with employee health services to ascertain presence of infection in clinical personnel. You will  delegate the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability necessary for carrying out assigned duties.

Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is preferred. Two (2) years of nursing experience is required. CIC certification is highly preferred. 

The role offers competitive compensation and benefits.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an integrated health that is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 43 hospitals and over 250 clinics in nine states and four countries.  For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says “Apply Now”
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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