Infection Prevention Specialist

BJC HealthCare - St. Louis, MO3.6

Full-time
Job ID: 1178932
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for providing a safe environment where risks for infection are identified and minimized for patients, employees and visitors at all BJC patient care delivery sites. Provides surveillance programs, data reporting, data analysis and intervention development aimed at reduction of healthcare acquired infections in patient and employees.

Responsibilities

Conducts ongoing surveillance for detection of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAI) infections.
Supports programs that maximize the protection of employees, patients and visitors against infectious diseases.
Ensures compliance in all aspects of infection surveillance, prevention and control and serves as an infection control resource.
Minimum Requirements

Degree

Bachelor's Degree
  • Nursing/Healthcare related
Experience

2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

Degree

Master's Degree
  • Nursing/PH/related
Experience

5-10 years

Licenses & Certifications

CIC
RN

Additional Job Information

40 Hours per Week -
Benefits Eligible -
Benefits Statement
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
  • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.