Infection Preventionist

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 19NSH62899

Regular Full-time

Mar 13 (244d ago)

Nursing Professionals

Salary Range:

Salary Negotiable

 Multiple Postings



Qualifications:  Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, plus a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey required. Applicants with a Masters Degree in Public Health or Medical Sciences will also be considered. A minimum of two (2) years experience in infection control, nursing, or other related healthcare field required. Proficiency in surveillance techniques within an acute care setting is strongly preferred. BCLS (CPR) is required. Current eligibility for Certification in Infection Control preferred. Equivalent combination of knowledge, education, training, skills and/or abilities will be considered in lieu of specified requirements.



Responsibilities:  The primary purpose of the Infection Control Practitioner position is to assist in the implementation of the Infection Control Program according to standards set by New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Occupational Safety and Health Administration/Public Employee Occupational Safety and Health, The Joint Commission, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other regulatory agencies.

 

 

 

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org.

 

 

 

 

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