Job Description

 

The Infection Preventionist develops and maintains written policies and procedures related to infection prevention which comply with regulatory agencies for the Yuma Regional Medical Center and outpatient settings. Performs infection prevention surveillance activities at YRMC and assists the healthcare team regarding proper care of infected patients including isolation procedures. Works closely with Employee Health regarding programs for influenza vaccination and tuberculosis screening. Provides information, education and recommendations to reduce and stop the spread of infection in patients, clients, visitors, healthcare workers, and in the community. Reviews current standards and literature are reviewed and practiced to reduce costs at no increased risk to patients and clients.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

Active RN License through the State of Arizona

Three (3) or more years related experience

Work Schedule: 8-hours, Days, Monday through Friday

 

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.

 

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