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Published: August 2, 2022


Interim Infection Preventionist | RN, MT(ASCP), MPH | Arizona | Acute and LTC

Highly Competitive Pay | Lodging | Rental Car Or Mileage | Paid Flights Home | World-Class Support




Conducts surveillance, analysis, reporting, risk reduction, and outbreak control
Reports to the Director of Infection Prevention
• Responsible for facility Infection Prevention compliance with CMS Long Term Care Standards and The Joint Commission
• Designs and oversees a systematic, comprehensive, and data-driven Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) approach to maintaining and improving facility safety and patient/resident care quality while involving all caregivers in practical and creative problem solving
• 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
• Develops and implements an infection prevention and control program (IPCP) to prevent, recognize, and control the onset and spread of infection and reviews/updates the IPCP annually and as necessary.
• Conducts surveillance, analysis, reporting, risk reduction, and outbreak control
• Provides consultation on infection risk assessment, prevention, and control strategies
• Serves as a thought leader for infection prevention and control
• Advises and consults with physicians, nurses, and other facility staff members concerning precautions to be taken to protect patients, staff, and other persons from possible contamination or infection
• Establish and oversee successful antibiotic stewardship program that includes antibiotic use protocol and contemporary prescribing practices
• Oversees employee immunization program while assuring that available immunizations are offered to all interested employees


•Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• CIC Preferred
• Two years of current experience in acute care infection prevention and control
• Acute care, CAH, and Nursing Home experience preferred
• Current and continuing BLS training and certification
• Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate, both orally and in writing, while performing all essential functions
• Proven knowledge and experience in the practice of epidemiological principles and infectious disease as they relate to infection control and prevention
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, patients, and patient's families
• Available to travel to the client-site and work a full-time schedule, M - F, or as needed

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Staffing Services, a division of Galileo Search, LLC., is a premier provider of interim healthcare specialists, professionals, and executives to acute care hospitals nationwide. To learn more about Galileo Staffing Services, visit our website at

How will you benefit when working with Galileo?

• Highly competitive pay rates that are best in the industry with weekly direct deposit
• Generous per diem for the housing of your choice if not provided by the client and for incidentals expenses
• Weekly travel expense reimbursement (flights, rental car, or mileage)
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k available
• State License expense reimbursement for endorsement
• Comprehensive insurance coverage
• Short or long-term assignments
• Local, regional, or national assignments based on availability
• World-class support before, during, and after each assignment

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