Clinical Management Consultants
Infection Preventionist (Project Management)
A Central Washington Medical Center is actively seeking an Infection Control Nurse to join their growing healthcare team.
Utilizing epidemiological methods, the Infection Preventionist will report directly to the Director of Quality and Patient Safety and will collaborate with an additional Infection Preventionist.
The Infection Control Practitioner will collaborate with a team of nursing directors, overseeing this Non-Profit Medical Center, which has been serving the community for over 75 years.
The Infection Preventionist will coordinate infection surveillance, education, administrative, and control measures to assure that the transmission risks and complications of infections and infectious diseases are minimized to medical center clients, personnel, and visitors.
In this role, the Infection Control Practitioner will be required to manage and maintain responsibilities including statistician, educator, consultant, improvement coordinator, and evaluator of practice. The Infection Prevention Practitioner will be conversant with the infection hazards of all patient care services in order to be able to recommend and evaluate the effect of prevention strategies.
With the emphasis on improvement and publicly reported data the Infection Control Practitioner will possess a heightened ability to provide statistical analysis of data, be knowledgeable regarding NHSN data management and evaluate and implement prevention strategies. The Infection Control Practitioner and Control must hold a degree in nursing, and the ideal candidate will also be Certified in Infection Control (CIC).
Located in South Central Washington, large cities are a mere drive away, hiking and outdoor adventure are at the Hospital Speech Language Pathologists disposal, and safe and highly rated schools are in no shortage! Lakes, rivers, and a beautiful landscape encompass this town.
The Medical Center is prepared to offer a generous salary, comprehensive benefit package, relocation assistance and an excellent work life balance.