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Infection Preventionist - Infection Control

Company: Ascension
Location: Southfield
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Join our Ascension Providence teams at our Southfield and Novi Campuses as a full time Infection Perfectionist.  

 

We offer you a competitive compensation, professional development, well-being programs and holistic growth opportunities. Work-life balance through generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, medical, dental, vision and retirement match.

What You Will Do:

Plan, implement, and evaluate infection prevention and control measures.

  • Monitor and investigate known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control.
  • Review, analyze, and implement regulations, standards, and/or guidelines of applicable governmental agencies and professional organizations.
  • Collaborate in the development and delivery of educational programs and/or tools that relate to infection prevention, control, and epidemiology.
  • Report infection surveillance, prevention and control in formation to local, state and federal public health authorities in accordance with law and regulation.
  • Participate in the development of special studies designed to identify unusual epidemic situations or to evaluate the impact of new products, equipment or delivery of patient care. Report results to Infection Control Committee and other appropriate departments and/or committees.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
  • Certification specializing in Infection Control credentialed from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC) preferred.
  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing preferred.


Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

 

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:
  • Previous infection prevention and control preferred. 
Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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