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Infection Control Preventionist

Job ID: 103893
Category: Professional/Managerial
Department: Infection Control
Schedule: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Shift: Days
Hours: Full Time
Salary:
Location: Pasadena, CA
Date Posted: January 6, 2018
When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.

The Infection Control Preventionist is trained in hospital epidemiology principles and is responsible for the surveillance, analysis, interpretation and reporting of hospital acquired infections (HAI); educating employees about infection control prevention; and the development of health system policies and procedures to insure rigorous infection control standards that meet TJC, OSHA, CMS, CDC/NHSN, California statutes and other nationally organized recommendations and requirements. This position requires completion of an Infection Control Program training and CIC. This position is required to be on-call. **featured-job**

Experience/Training:
Minimum 1 year experience in Infection Control required. Knowledge of NHSN reporting required.

Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or B.S. Medical Technology, or B.S. Biology-Medical Technology required. Master’s or doctoral degree preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:
Current active unrestricted RN license issued by State of California. CIC required, within 2 years of hire.

Skills:
Computer literacy. Proficiency in use of electronic health records and infection control databases. Competent in Microsoft Office.

Innovating the delivery of healthcare as the San Gabriel Valley region’s only Level II Trauma Center and Level III NICU, Huntington Hospital is a 635-bed non-profit regional medical center. We deliver nationally recognized care across over 90 service areas to our community and beyond.

Located in downtown Pasadena, you’ll find yourself among charming neighborhoods and a relaxed community that is still close enough to all that L.A. has to offer. So join us, and find out what it’s like to discover Careers at a Higher Level™.