Infection Preventionist Full Time Days - #7934695
Baptist Health System
Infection Preventionist collects and interprets surveillance data in a systematic fashion in order to influence improvement in rates of hospital-acquired infection. Infection Preventionist facilitates infection prevention and control activities. Knowledgeable in the principles of state-of-the-art surveillance, prevention and control practices, and in compliance with federal, state and local standards. Infection Preventionist completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Bachelors Degree in Public Health, Microbiology, or other related allied health sciences
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Masters Degree
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 3 years experience in Epidemiology, Nursing, Medical Technology, Public Health or Infection Control
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 5 years as Infection Control Practitioner or Director
Registered as a Professional Nurse in the State of Texas or Medical Technologist or other related allied health professional.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Certified in Infection Control by CBIC (Certification Board in Infection Control)
PRIMARY LOCATION: San Antonio, Texas
FACILITY: Baptist Health System
JOB TYPE: Full-Time
SHIFT TYPE: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.