Nurse Epidemiologist

Location
New York, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
1/26/2018
Closes
2/23/2018
Specialty
Community Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
  Nurse Epidemiologist's Make It Possible

At New York’s # 1 hospital (U.S. News World Report 2017), world-renowned research and everyday excellence go hand in hand. Healing happens on a human level: clinician to patient. Our commitment to superior outcomes is only matched by our dedication to safety and that means monitoring and combating infections for all patients and colleagues. Help us make it possible.

Step into this crucial role, responsible for assisting with the coordination and implementation of our Infection Prevention and Control Program. Monitor cases of communicable diseases, health care-associated infections and epidemiologically significant organisms. Collect, analyze and report on surveillance data, ensuring the program complies with all applicable regulations. Identify and investigate potential outbreaks, and implement appropriate prevention and control measures. Provide consultation services to various departments throughout our hospital, by partnering closely with staff nurses, nursing leaders and physicians on their infection prevention and control. Regularly evaluate the program, and actively participate in performance improvement initiatives.

This a full-time 8 hour shift Monday - Friday

Preferred Criteria:
  • Certified by the certification board for Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • Master's degree in Nursing or related field.

Required Criteria:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • 3-5 years of clinical experience
  • Current NYS RN licensure
  • Eligibility to take Infection Control and Epidemiology certification examination after 2 years or less of employment

Join a hospital where patient and employee satisfaction scores are at record highs. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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