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.
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.