Infection Preventionist PT
Ascension Health
 Mobile, AL

We Are Hiring

We are hiring for an Infection Preventionist to work in our Infection Control Department at Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama.

Schedule:

  • Part Time-Day Shift

Why Join Providence?

Founded in 1854 by the Daughters of Charity, Providence Hospital is a 349-bed comprehensive healthcare facility for emergency, cardiovascular, cancer, orthopedics, obstetrics and surgical services.

  • More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.
  • Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.

What you will do:

As an Infection Preventionist, you will have the opportunity to plan, implement, and evaluate infection prevention and control measures.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and investigates known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control.
  • Reviews, analyzes, and implements regulations, standards, and/or guidelines of applicable governmental agencies and professional organizations.
  • Collaborates in the development and delivery of educational programs and/or tools that relate to infection prevention, control, and epidemiology.
  • Reports infection surveillance, prevention and control in formation to local, state and federal public health authorities in accordance with law and regulation.
  • Participates in the development of special studies designed to identify unusual epidemic situations or to evaluate the impact of new products, equipment or delivery of patient care. Reports results to Infection Control Committee and other appropriate departments and/or committees.

What you will need:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required
  • 3 years of experience preferred
  • Preferred Credential(s):
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Certification specializing in Infection Control credentialed from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC).
  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Providence Hospital provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), ethnic or national origin, age (40 or over), citizenship, genetic information, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Providence Hospital provides equal employment opportunities for qualified disabled individuals.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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