Infection Preventionist

  • Elkin, NC
  • Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital
  • Quality Management
  • Full Time - 1st Shift
  • Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Req #: 5149-3538
  • Posted: September 25, 2020
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Summary

The Infection Preventionist is a professional nurse who plans, coordinates, and implements Infection Prevention activities.  The Infection Preventionist Nurse collaborates with members of the health care team and is responsible for administering and maintaining an effective, efficient Infection Prevention program.

Duties include protocol development, provider and staff training, recommendations on PPE purchase, environmental and site assessment, investigating potential infectious outbreaks in the hospital and in the community, partnering with local agencies, educating the community through the media and other outlets, and developing well defined strategies and procedures to minimize exposure to all infectious diseases.

Candidate must have a valid nursing license to practice in NC.  Must have or obtain SPICE certification within 6 months of hire.

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