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BJC HealthCare

Infection Prevention Specialist (non RN)

Healthcare

Nurse

No

Farmington, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-5 years of Healthcare related experience

Additional Preferred Requirements

  • CIC

Overview

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Parkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri — a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.

Parkland’s Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient and medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetrics, geriatric psychiatry and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including oncology services, an infusion center, a wound care clinic, and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. The Parkland Bonne Terre campus includes emergency services, inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, and a sleep study lab.


Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Responsible for providing a safe environment where risks for infection are identified and minimized for patients, employees and visitors at all BJC patient care delivery sites. Provides surveillance programs, data reporting, data analysis and intervention development aimed at reduction of healthcare acquired infections in patient and employees.

Responsibilities

Conducts ongoing surveillance for detection of Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAI) infections.Supports programs that maximize the protection of employees, patients and visitors against infectious diseases.Ensures compliance in all aspects of infection surveillance, prevention and control and serves as an infection control resource.

Minimum Requirements

Education

Bachelor's Degree - Nursing/Healthcare related

Experience

2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Preferred Requirements

Education

Master's Degree - Nursing/PH/related

Experience

5-10 years

Licenses & Certifications

CICRN
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

To learn more, go to www.bjctotalrewards.com/Benefits

*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer