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Infection Control Practitioner at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority in Madison, Wisconsin

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Work Schedule

This is a full time, 1.0 FTE position with hours Monday – Friday around core business hours of 8:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m, no weekends required. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. 


UW Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.

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Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin

We are seeking an Infection Control Practitioner to: 

  • Be responsible for the surveillance and reporting of nosocomial infections of the healthcare environment.

  • Investigate infection or clusters of infections as warranted. 

  • Provide education on nosocomial infection and how to minimize infection among patients as well as occupational risks presented to employees.

At UW Health, you will have:

  • An excellent benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid time off and retirement plans. 

  • Options for a variety of schedules and shifts that offer flexibility and allow for work-life balance.

  • Access to UW Health’s Wellness Options at Work that support employee/family well-being.

  • Tuition benefits eligibility - UW Health invests in your professional growth by helping pay for coursework associated with career advancement.


Minimum – 

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing, microbiology, medical technology, epidemiology, preventive medicine or other related health field.

Preferred – 

  • Master’s degree in nursing, microbiology and/or public health.

Work Experience:

Minimum – Three (3) years of clinical health-care experience relevant to healthcare infection control. Additional education may be substituted in lieu of experience.

Preferred – Experience with surgical settings related to infection control.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum – Valid WI driver’s license

Preferred – Certification in Infection Control

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.  EOE, including disability/veterans.

University Hospital in Madison is a Magnet®-designated facility that’s ranked Wisconsin’s #1 hospital and considered one of the nation's leading hospitals, teaching institutions and referral centers.

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