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Published: September 19, 2022


Infection Preventionist | RN, MT(ASCP) or MPH | Southeastern, US

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance

Galileo Search is partnering with a not-for-profit healthcare system to recruit an experienced Infection Preventionist. Our long-term client is an expanding 450+ bed not-for-profit acute care facility fully accredited by The Joint Commission.

The city is surrounded by pristine lakes and is only a short drive to majestic mountain ranges, the Gulf of Mexico beaches, or the Atlantic Ocean. The area ranks in the Top 25 U.S. places for the overall low cost of living, affordable housing, and low property tax.


Southeastern, US


• Reports to a highly supportive AVP of Quality
• Advise and consult with leadership and staff as the organization's infection prevention and control subject matter expert on matters related to infection prevention and control, including surveillance, epidemiology, outcomes measurement, quality/performance improvement, and employee health
• Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, both federal and state, to ensure a safe working environment
• Provides guidance, support, and constructive feedback to team members as appropriate
• Conducts surveillance, analysis, reporting, risk reduction, and outbreak control
• Make operational recommendations for systems and surveillance software
• Educates employees and providers about infection control
• Serves as a thought leader for infection prevention and control
• Continually evaluates all patient care and infection prevention procedures and activities within the facility while making recommendations for and taking all necessary steps toward continuous patient care improvements


• Bachelor's Degree required
• Registered Nurse (RN) License, OR Possess degree as a Medical Technologist with Medical Lab Technologist (MLT) certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologist Certification
• CIC (Certified Infection Control) preferred
• 3+ years of current Infection Prevention experience in an acute care setting
• Knowledge of characteristics of various infectious organisms and the proper approach to preventing and minimizing the transmission of disease. Knowledge of CDC, OSHA, and state and federal guidelines and regulations
• Demonstrated expertise in The Joint Commission (TJC) Accreditation
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, patients, and patient's families

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Search, LLC partners with hospitals and healthcare organizations across the United States to identify, recruit and retain the most accomplished professionals and executives in the industry. Our clients include community and critical access hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and Fortune 500 corporations. To learn more about Galileo Search, LLC, visit our website at

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