Infection Control Practitioner
CA Registered Nurse
NOTE: Willing to train! RN New Graduates will also be considered The incumbent provides Infection Control services and
assists with data collection, education and research activities. Performs
surveillance activities and applies an epidemiological approach to problem
solving. Abstracts clinical data from various internal documentation sources
and enters data into internal and external databases. Utilizes externally
defined criteria/algorithms to determine healthcare-associated infection. Uses
sound nursing judgment and ensures accurate and timely data entry required to
meet reporting deadlines. Able to perform analysis and meaningful presentation
of data. Participate in process improvement teams as directed. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
or degree in microbiology or other related profession. Didactic course work in
infection control, including either the CDC or APIC course preferred.
Current CA Registered Nurse license with the requirement
to obtain certification in Infection Control within 1 or 2 years depending upon
experience in the field.
in Infection Control preferred. Experience in Infection Control preferred.