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INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITIONER

Company: BayCare Health System
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Title: INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITIONER Location: FL-Clearwater-Morton Plant Mease Rehab Nursing Center Job Number: 216120

The Infection Control Practitioner is a leader within the Health System who demonstrates mastery and proficiency in Quality leadership skills. The Infection Control Practitioner utilizes critical thinking skills in the day to day operations of the department. The practitioner has clinical expertise and focuses on the needs of the patient and family as well as team members, visitors and other healthcare providers. He/she interacts with other healthcare providers to decrease both the potential and actual risk of infection. The Infection Control Practitioner assists management in defining, implementing and evaluating hospital standards. The practitioner acts as a community resource. Performs other duties as assigned.

A background working in a Long Term Care facility is highly preferred

Minimum qualifications includes 5 years of Clinical Related experience with RN license and Nursing Degree; OR 5 years Microbiology experience with Medical Technologist Certification and Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or Public Health; OR 2 years Infection Control with RN license and Nursing Degree; OR 2 years Epidemiology experience with a Masters Degree in Epidemiology.

Qualifications:

**Certifications and Licensures**

RequiredRN (Registered Nurse)If applicable

OrMedical TechnologistIf applicable

OrReference summary for details

PreferredCIC (Infection Control)

**Education**

RequiredDiplomaNursing

OrAssociate'sNursing

OrBachelor'sMedical Technology

OrBachelor'sPublic Health

OrMaster'sEpidemiology

**Experience**

Required5 yearsClinical Related

Or5 yearsReference summary for details

Or2 yearsInfection Control

Or2 yearsEpidemiology

**Specific Skills**

RequiredCollect, analyze and organize data in appropriate report formats

RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position

RequiredEducator skills

RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Shift: Days

Shift Hours: 8:00a- 4:30p

Weekend Work: Occasional

On Call: No

Employment Status: ACTIVE FULL TIME

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: BayCare Health System, Clearwater , INFECTION CONTROL PRACTITIONER, Other , Clearwater, Florida

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