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RN - Infection Preventionist

at Yuma Regional Medical Center

Posted: 7/23/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 624804

Job Description

RN - Infection Preventionist

Yuma Regional Medical Center - Hospital

Position Summary
Infection Preventionist develops and maintains written policies and procedures related to infection prevention which comply with regulatory agencies for the Yuma Regional Medical Center and outpatient settings. The Infection Preventionist effectively and efficiently utilizes self motivating, organizational, detail focused, and data analytical skills to perform infection prevention surveillance activities at YRMC and assist the healthcare team regarding proper care of infected patients including isolation procedures. The Infection Preventionist will work closely with Employee Heath regarding programs for influenza vaccination and tuberculosis screening. The Infection Preventionist utilizes excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills to share information, education and recommendations to reduce and stop the spread of infection in patients, clients, visitors, healthcare workers, and in the community. Reviews current standards and literature are reviewed and practiced to reduce costs at no increased risk to patients and clients.

Daily Hours

External Education
Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) with Arizona or Compact State RN licensure. CIC (Certified Infection Control) within 3 years of hire.

Education Preferred:
Master Degree in Nursing (MSN) or Master Degree of Public Health (MPH); CIC (Certified Infection Control).

Work Week
Mon - Fri

Posting Department
Quality Services

Area of Interest

External Experience
Experience Required:
3 years clinical experience in an acute care setting. Computer proficiency (must be able to pass computer proficiency assessment).

Experience Preferred:
2 years infection prevention and epidemiology experience in an acute care hospital. Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems.

Job Status

Bi-Weekly Hours

Posting Title
RN - Infection Preventionist

Start Date

Job Location Address
2400 S. Avenue A

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