Infection Preventionist Full-Time Days

Location
Duarte, CA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 08, 2017
Closes
Dec 08, 2017
Specialty
Infection Control
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Requisition ID:10865

Job Title: Infection Preventionist

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

We are seeking to hire an Infection Preventionist for the Infection Control department within City of Hope!

Position Highlights:


  • A member of the Infection Prevention Program working campus wide on infection control and prevention goals.


  • Make a difference in the only free standing comprehensive cancer center in California and one of (21st ) US World Reports best Cancer Centers in the US.

    Position Responsibilities:


  • Conducts surveillance activities as assigned, responsible for public health reporting to local, state, and national health agencies.


  • Inputs and trends data, identifies infection prevention opportunities, and assists in investigations, and shares findings with partners, and consults on infection prevention matters.


  • Provides direct education to staff and collaborates on infection prevention curriculum with key partners.


  • Liaison for front-line staff, community partners, and leadership regarding infection prevention metrics and recommendations.

Required:


  • Current CIC (Certified in Infection Control).


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or commensurate degree in a healthcare-related field or public health. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.


  • Greater than 2 years of recent infection prevention and control experience in an acute care facility.

    Preferred:


  • Master's degree in nursing, healthcare, public health, or related field.

Contact Leilani, Recruiter at 626-218-3859 or email lpatacsil@coh.org to schedule a phone interview.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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