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Infection Preventionist

Posted on Feb 20, 2021 by Ascension

Kalamazoo, MI 49048
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time


We Are Hiring:


Day shift, occasional on call - rotation.



As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension - Borgess offers you choices when it comes to growing your career. Whether you're just starting your career, moving to a new city, or learning a new discipline, there's a place for you with one of our Ascension Ministries.

What You Will Do:

Plan, implement, and evaluate infection prevention and control measures.



  • Monitor and investigate known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control.

  • Review, analyze, and implement regulations, standards, and/or guidelines of applicable governmental agencies and professional organizations.

  • Collaborate in the development and delivery of educational programs and/or tools that relate to infection prevention, control, and epidemiology.

  • Report infection surveillance, prevention and control in formation to local, state and federal public health authorities in accordance with law and regulation.

  • Participate in the development of special studies designed to identify unusual epidemic situations or to evaluate the impact of new products, equipment or delivery of patient care. Report results to Infection Control Committee and other appropriate departments and/or committees.

What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:


  • Certification specializing in Infection Control credentialed from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC) preferred.

Education:


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:


  • 3 years of experience preferred.
Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Borgess is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.




Reference: 1103360620

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