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RN, High Risk Infection Prevention Specialist at Northside Hospital in Canton, Georgia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The High Risk Infection Prevention Specialist position requires mastery in knowledge of the risk of infection in the high risk patient populations which includes neonates, surgical, intensive care, oncology and transplant patients. This position requires independent critical thinking and excellent decision making skills which allow quick communication of findings with leadership and implementation of action plans. This High Risk Infection Prevention Specialist communicates with and directs leadership, staff, and physicians in processes to maintain and improve patient/staff safety and the prevention of transmission of infection.POSITION REQUIREMENTS
REQUIRED: 1. Must be a licensed registered nurse 2. Certification in infection control (CIC) thru the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC) within 3 years of employment. 3. Five (5) years healthcare related experience with identified high risk population or Infection Prevention experience. PREFERRED: 1. Bachelor s degree in nursing. 2. Advanced knowledge of high risk patients which include neonate, surgical, intensive care, oncology and transplant patients.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Yes

WORK HOURS: 8a-4p

WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: No

ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No.

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.