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Galileo Search Published: October 20, 2022


Senior Infection Preventionist | RN, MT(ASCP), or MPH | Florida

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Support


South Florida


• Reports to Director of Infection Prevention
• Accountable for the clinical, operational, and support activities of the Department of Infection Prevention in accordance with the hospital’s mission, values, and strategic plan
• Mentors and audits the work of junior Infection Preventionist
• Acts as a subject matter expert on various committees as well as providing consultative services to internal and external customers
• Ensures multidisciplinary implementation of continuous quality improvement and educational programs which foster actions, beliefs, and responsibility for infection control in each member of the medical center team
• Conducts ongoing surveillance investigation and follow up of infections through review of admission diagnoses, microbiology culture results, isolation orders, patient records, consultation requests, and post-discharge surveillance
• Analyzes trends and risk factors, designs and evaluates prevention and control strategies
• Participates in investigation and reporting of hospital infection outbreaks
• Performs program assessment and makes recommendations for correction and improvement
• Provides a safe healthcare environment for patients by using evidence-based guidelines to prevent HAIs
• Develops prevention and educational strategies for staff, physicians, and patients
• Evaluates research and evidence-based practices and incorporate appropriate findings into routine practice, policies, protocols, and educational strategies
• Independently reviews construction plans and designs and with completion of Infection Control Risk Assessment as needed


• Bachelor’s degree required
• RN, MT(ASCP), or MPH
• CIC required
• A minimum of three years of current acute care Infection Prevention and Control Experience
• DNV Survey Accreditation experience is a plus
• Familiarity with Cerner and Vigilanz preferred
• Demonstrated understanding of regulatory, accrediting, and advisory body requirements
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of hospital staff

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