Overview

Infection Preventionist

Full-Time

 

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life’s work?

 

Description:

 

In this vital role, you will research the microbiology, pathology and progressions of illnesses that occur within the hospital; conducting surveillance and using standardized basic investigative methodology to

research potential Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs.)

 

Work closely with members of the Infection Control department and other departments throughout the facility to monitor and provide infection control support and supply accurate infection data.

 

We will rely on your expertise and consultation regarding infection control decisions and the potential impact to patient and employee safety/healthcare as well as to ensure the hospital is adhering to local, state and federal regulations.

 

 

 

Requirements:

 

* Bachelor’s in Nursing, Microbiology or related field; Master’s preferred

* 1 yr of infection prevention experience

* Pennsylvania RN license or MLS ASCP

* Demonstrated knowledge of infectious disease processes

* Ability to implement evidence-based guidelines

* Expertise in data collection and analysis, report writing and data presentation

* Strong analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills

* Program and project management background

 

 

 

Additional Information:

 

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

 

To apply for this West Chester-based position, visit:

 

https://careers.pennmedicine.org/jobs/10167398-infection-preventionist

 

 

 

Live Your Life’s Work

 

EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran