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Galileo Search Published: December 5, 2022

Description

Infection Preventionist | RN or MT(ASCP) | CIC | LTACH | Illinois

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance

Location:

Illinois

Opportunity:

• Reports to Director of Infection Prevention
• 2 Long-term Acute Care Hospitals
• Participates in investigation and reporting of infection outbreaks
• Accountable for the implementation of the Infection Prevention Programs
• Maintains the system of identifying, reporting, investigating, and controlling infections and communicable diseases of patients and personnel
• Monitors the visitor protocol regarding potential infectious disease and is a liaison between all departments and the Director of Quality, Patient Safety, and Infection Prevention
• Assists with the review and revision to the organizational Infection Prevention program to ensure compliance with all federal, state and external regulatory requirements
• Analyzes surveillance data to identify epidemiologically significant problems
• Ensures compliance with all federal, state and external regulatory requirements
• Monitors patient care activities to identify methods, techniques, equipment, supplies, or new products which may constitute a risk of infection or those that may help reduce nosocomial infection
• Reviews and disseminates current Infection Prevention information to appropriate individuals or departments within the facility

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree preferred
• RN or MT(ASCP) required
• CIC preferred
• Minimum 3 years experience in Infection Prevention in long-term acute care settings
• Critical Care experience preferred
•Familiarity with MediTech preferred
•Experience with HAI reduction projects preferred
•Demonstrated expertise in The Joint Commission (TJC) Accreditation
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of hospital staff

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 www.galileosearch.com

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Job ID:

Job-029187

 

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