Requisition ID: 65074
Ministry: Presence Resurrection Med Cntr
Location: Presence Resurrection Med
7435 West Talcott, Chicago, IL 60631 United States (US)
Department: 10092020 Quality Perform Distinctio RMC
Daily Hours: 4
Standard Hours: 20
Employment Status: Part-time
Employment Type: Regular
The Infection Preventionist is educated in health care and hospital epidemiology principles and is responsible for the surveillance, analysis, and reporting and staff education with regards to illness from infection, healthcare acquired infection, infection prevention, state and federal laws and regulatory standards. Provide guidance to facility (hospital, continuum and ambulatory) by active collaboration with leaders, direction to staff, and consultation with providers to promote evidence based practice and quality care. The Infection Preventionist oversees infection prevention and control activities through planning, risk assessment and review and presentation of data in a manner that aligns with the mission, vision and values of Presence Health.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Does Not Supervise Employees
Directly supervises employee(s). Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the
organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
• Preferred Credential(s):
• BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
• Certification specializing in Infection Control credentialed from the Certification Board of
Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC).Required within three years of employment in role.
• Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing.
• High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree
Business Unit: Presence Resurrection Med Cntr
Job Function: Professional Services
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability