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INFECTION PREVENTIONIST at Cooper University Health Care in Camden, New Jersey

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Carries out collection, analysis, & reporting of data on infections.

Provides consultation regarding infection control matters.

Investigates clusters/outbreaks/increased rates of infections.

Investigates potential exposures to communicable diseases and communicates to all

with a need to know.

Provides infection control education to any & all levels of employees.

Inspects inpatient areas as well as outpatient offices/clinics/facilities associated with

Cooper; reports findings; confers regarding correction of deficiencies/problems.

Reports designated diseases/data to NJDOH or other State agencies as required.

Applies Cooper core values.

Other duties as required
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Scheduled Days / Hours: M-F; License (or Certification):NJ-RN Preferred; Education:BACHELOR Preferred

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.

Required License/Certifications/ Registration:

Must have CIC within 4 years of hire; must maintain CIC.

Other Qualifications:

Proven communication skills.

Proven ability to establish & maintain excellent working relationships.