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OSF Healthcare Infection Preventionist in United States

The Infection Preventionist responsible for infection prevention, control and education at an individual entity level necessary to support a robust Quality and Safety program. This individual will serve as a member of the patient care team to conduct patient reviews, analyze clinical care and promote appropriate care processes to prevent hospital acquired infections (HAIs). This individual will also develop, deliver, monitor and reinforce educational programs related to infection prevention and control methods and will serve as a coordinator for infection prevention and control process improvement projects. Works in the Quality and Safety department, as part of the local Quality and Safety team, and works collaboratively with facility leadership, Mission Partners, nursing, medical staff and others within the facility and across the Ministry to assist and engage Mission Partners across the OSF ministry by ensuring continuous regulatory readiness and Mission Partners have the tools and skills needed to achieve zero harm. Assists with the implementation of processes and key initiatives which support strategic patient safety goals and optimal health outcomes, including ministry wide clinical agenda implementation

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in a clinical field OR Master’s degree in Public Health

Become CIC certified within 3 years of experience and maintain certification experience

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  • * PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters Degree

RN

Current state license or registration certificate as an MT, MLT, CLS, or MLS

2 years Infection Prevention Experience

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  • * * *EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

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Organization: *All Other Services

Title: Infection Preventionist

Location: null

Requisition ID: OSF017875

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