Infection Preventionist (PRN)
Requisition #: 182338
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20001
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: March 20, 2019
Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.
Conducts surveillance of infection for areas outlined in the annual Infection Surveillance Plan approved by the Hospital Infection Control and Prevention Committee, under the direction of the Epidemiology & Infection Prevention Program Director, Johns Hopkins Health System. Provides Infection Control surveillance for the main hospital, Renaissance Skilled Nursing Facility and all the buildings that are part of Sibley Memorial Hospital. Works in conjunction with the Vice President for Patient Safety, Quality & Medical Affairs and Director, Quality Coordination to assist in regulatory compliance activities. Monitors compliance of hospital infection control policies, procedures and practices. Provides education and coordinates quality improvement activities. Collects infection control data for participation in Hospital sponsored programs and collaborative projects and enters data in NHSN.
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
- Graduate of accredited Nursing program and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia, Bachelors degree in Medical Technology, ASCP certified, or Masters’ degree in Public Health or a combination of education and experience. Three-five years nursing experience, clinical laboratory experience or infection control experience. Education or leadership experience helpful.
- Must be Certified in Infection Control or possess the ability to become certified within two years of full time employment.
Sibley Memorial Hospital provides a smoke-free workplace.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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