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Infection Preventionist

Riley Hospital
Date Posted
05 August, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
311703
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Infection Preventionist

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Conducts targeted infection surveillance activities including investigation and responses to outbreaks of infections among patients and/or personnel. Recommends and teaches appropriate preventative measures to control infection. Assures compliance with recommendations from regulatory and accrediting agencies.  M-F schedule with rotating on-call.  

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • 3-5 years of experience required.  Prior experience in infection control preferred.
  • BLS certification required.
  • Knowledge of nursing and medical procedures; medical and environmental microbiology; infectious disease; epidemiology; asepsis and immunology preferred.
  • Requires knowledge of local; state; and national regulations and standards and their impact on infection control.
  • National certification in infection control preferred within 3 years from date of hire.

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Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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