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Infection Preventionist

Coatesville, PA
We’re working on behalf of a 169-bed hospital that has served Chester County for more than 100 years.  Now under new leadership, the hospital continues to expand upon the medical staff and added enhanced services, including heart and lung surgery, vascular surgery, imaging services, and more to meet the community’s needs. These changes have translated into national recognitions for quality and an outstanding patient experience in numerous specialties.  They work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and loved ones in the community they  call home.
 
We seek candidates with a Bachelors degree in Nursing, Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or related area for the role of Infection Preventionist. In this role you will report to the Director of Epidemiology, Infection Control and Prevention. You will assist in preventing healthcare associated infections by isolating sources of infections and limiting their spread. You will be responsible for surveillance, rounding, analyzing, interpreting and the reporting of healthcare associated infections. You will support the development of evidence-based organizational infection prevention policies/standards that meet state, federal, regulatory and accrediting agencies standards. You will train healthcare members in infection prevention. You will serve as a leader in infection prevention and serve as a resource, educator, researcher and proponent of change in order to influence infection prevention improvement to provide quality health care within the organization. 
 
Candidates must have a Bachelors degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Microbiology or Nursing. Must have three (3) or more years of infection prevention experience. CIC certification is a plus. Must have strong skills in principles of surveillance, infection control and prevention (e.g. aseptic technique, infectious diseases, microorganisms, sterilization).

This role offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a strong, regional strong, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people.  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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