Infection Control Coordinator I

Post #
7852
Company
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department
Infection Prevention & Control
Hours/Shift
Full-time; Days
Salary
Roswell Park offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Designs, implements and directs a hospital-wide infection control program; surveys, analyzes, reports and records activities; sets standards and evaluates compliance for practices that are associated with the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections; complies with mandates of required accrediting and regulatory agencies and communicates pertinent information to the members of senior management and medical staff members.

Qualifications

Certification Requirements
1. Certified by the National Certification of Infection Control or an equivalent national certification; or
2. Eligibility for certification by the National Certification of Infection Control or eligibility for an equivalent national certification.

The applicant must have a Masters degree in a health-related field and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in an infectious disease prevention and control environment; or a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field and the equivalent of two years of full-time registered nursing experience requiring hands-on knowledge of infectious disease prevention and control procedures; or a Bachelor’s degree and the equivalent of three years of full-time experience with infectious disease prevention and control; or an Associates degree in a health-related field and the equivalent of four years of full-time registered nursing experience requiring hands-on knowledge of infectious disease prevention and control; or an Associate’s degree and the equivalent of five years of full-time experience with infectious disease prevention and control. The preferred candidate will have Infection Prevention and Control experience.

 
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