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Infection Prevention Specialist RN - FT Weekdays Exempt

Warrenton, Virginia

Req ID 7465-5544 Post Date Apr. 18, 2024 CategoryProfessional - Clinical FacilityFauquier Health
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Sign on/Relocation Bonus Available!

RN Candidates are preferred for this position, but will consider Master’s of Public Health with experience in Infection Prevention.

The Infection Preventionist RN coordinates, implements, and evaluates the organization's infection prevention and control program.

  • Collects and performs statistical analysis, interpretation and dissemination of healthcare acquired infection data, including risk assessment, surveillance priorities, and outcomes analysis.
  • Monitors local, state, and federal regulations and ensures compliance with accrediting and regulatory agencies' standards and requirements.
  • Performs and reports surveillance studies using risk stratification and appropriate benchmarking for evaluation of data or ratios. Uses basic statistical techniques to describe data.
  • Reviews hospital acquired infections utilizing best practices in identifying root causes and process improvement and then facilitates implementation of solutions to mitigate risk to future patients.

Who We Are:

Fauquier Health is a 97-bed acute care hospital offering surgical services (including robotics), a 24-hour Emergency Department, extensive medical imaging capabilities, an Intensive Care Unit and much, much more. The Fauquier Health system offers patient care for a variety of specialty services including Orthopedics and Spine, a Cardiac Catheterization Lab, and robotic-assisted surgery. The fourth floor of the hospital is devoted to our Family Birthing Center and Intermediate Care Nursery.

Where We Are:

The charm of Warrenton is irresistible with Old Town Warrenton’s brick sidewalks and historic homes, set beside local businesses who love to greet neighbors and visitors. Whether you are seeking outdoor adventure, local cuisine, or the charm of shops and boutiques, here you will find something for everyone.

Why Choose Us:

·         Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

·         Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

·         Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

·         Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

·         Professional Development and Growth Opportunities

·         And much more…


Minimum Education

Master’s of Public Health MPH will be considered for non-nursing candidates.
BSN preferred for RN Candidates

 

Required Skills
Needs working knowledge and understanding of microbiology. Must have familiarity with agents that cause disease, and reservoirs, known spectrum of disease. Demonstrated interest in prevention and control.

Required Skills
Required for RN Candidates:  Current Virginia State RN license
Required: Certification of Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) required within 2 years of hire.

Minimum Work Experience
Required - Minimum of 3 years experience in Clinical Nursing, Public Health Nursing, or Infection Control.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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