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Infection Preventionist RN 8/27/2016

Norton Healthcare Louisville, KY

Company
Norton Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1676
AJE Ref #
575993436
Location
Louisville, KY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Infection Preventionist RN provides education and consultation on infection prevention practices and issues and assists the organization to remain in compliance with external regulatory requirements for infection prevention including maintaining a sanitary hospital environment (ventilation and water controls, construction-make sure safe environment, safe air handling in areas of special ventilations such as the OR and isolation rooms, techniques for food sanitation, cleaning and disinfecting surfaces, carpeting and furniture, pest control, and disposal of trash, along with non-regulated waste). The Infection Preventionist RN applies his/her educational and professional experience in the delivery of quality care and mentoring/precepting staff. Is proficient in PC skills including Microsoft Suite, such as Excel. Knowledge in NHSN (National Healthcare Safety Network) database and experience in the application definitions.

REQUIRED:

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Three years clinical nursing in an acute care setting
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Bachelor Degree Nursing
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Registered Nurse

DESIRED:

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Master Degree
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Certification in Infection Prevention and Control

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS MAY INCLUDE VERIFICATION OF EDUCATION, LICENSE OR CREDENTIALS.

Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity