INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITIONER - 40 HOUR DAY SHIFT INFECTION CONTROL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 8/13/2016
North Shore Medical Center(NSMC)
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Summary: The function of the Infection Control Practitioner is to plan and implement the surveillance and eduction activities of North Shore Medical Centers Infection Control Program. These activities are appropriate to the Medical Center's demographics (geographic, volume of patient encounters, age of populations served, clinical focus, and number of employees). The practitioner is a consultant and educator in infection control for all hospital departments and committees. SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: ICC is able to work with minimal direct assistance. Have the ability to communicate effectively to all departments EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 5 or more years as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting required. 2 years as an Infection Control/Prevention Registered Nurse in an acute care setting preferred. EDUCATION REQUIRED: Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing required. Masters of Science Degree in Nursing or Masters in Public Health preferred.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATION and/or REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Registered Nurse Licensure required with Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Certification in Infection Control: Certification in Infection Control-CIC at time of hire is preferred.