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Infection Preventionist - RN

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

Job Description

œBe on the world stage of Infection Prevention   At Nebraska Medicine we are Serious Medicine & Extraordinary Care!
As an Infection Preventionist, we are part of a national and global team that conducts Epidemiological investigations.  We work to Identify infectious disease processes, communicable disease exposure identification & mitigation.  Part of our job involves construction of risk assessments & protecting the environment of care.  During your day to day, you will apply the Application of infection control principles in all care settings (inpatient, outpatient, surgical services, ambulatory care, ancillary services) which includes prevention of HAIs and application of national guidelines.

Implement, coordinate, and evaluate the infection control process for designated in-patient and out-patient care areas in order to reduce the risk of infections in patients, visitors, and personnel.

Required Qualifications:

  •  Minimum of three years infection control, clinical health, or laboratory related experience required.
  • Bachelors degree in nursing or other related scientific health fields (e.g., public health, medical technology, etc.) required.
  • Phone and computer literacy with data analysis interpretation required.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including public speaking required.
  • Knowledge of individual and group behaviors required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification upon completion of unit orientation required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with health care related accreditation and regulatory agencies standards preferred.
  • Clinical research experience (e.g., trial design, data collection and analysis) preferred.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • Experience with a pager and projector with laptop preferred.
  • Experience with an air sampler, particle counter, and 800 MHg Radio preferred.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license preferred.
  • Certification in infection control preferred.





Job Details

Date Posted December 12, 2018
Date Closes December 27, 2018
Requisition 11279
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Nebraska Medical Center
SOC Category 00-0000.00