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Infection Preventionist

Location : Orange County/San Diego/Los Angeles
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3-4
Required Education : RN license
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description :
Well known hospital consulting organization is immediately hiring a full-time Senior Infection Preventionist.

 

The ideal candidate will be based in southern California (Orange County, LA, or San Diego areas).



The incumbent is responsible for the direction of the Infection Prevention and Control Program, including the surveillance, prevention and control of infections in the facility environment. This is accomplished through surveillance, data analysis and interpretation, inspection, intervention, education, consultation and recommendations to facility leadership and medical staff



Base Salary-$140-150k depending upon level of experience 

Company pays 100% health insurance (Blue X PPO or Kaiser HMO)

401k plan (company matches 3%)

Annual bonus equal to 1 months salary 

PTO & holiday pay
Required Qualifications :

The incumbent should have a minimum of four (4) years full-time infection control experience in an acute care setting and specific training through APIC, CDC, and/or California Department of Health in Infection Control or equivalent agency.  An advanced degree in Public Health or Epidemiology may be substituted for the training component.




The incumbent shall maintain required California licensure or equivalent (i.e., RN, CLS[DW1] , graduate degree in Public Health) and current BLS-C provider (CPR) status. The incumbent will be immediately eligible for certification by the Certification Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology (CBIC) or other equivalent certification body.  Certification in Infection Control (CIC) must be obtained within one (1) year of employment






 







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