Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
The Infection Preventionist, RN provides leadership and is responsible for the day to day activities for infection prevention at any of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals facilities, clinics or services. The Infection Preventionist, RN is trained in hospital epidemiology principles and is responsible for the surveillance, data and reporting of hospital acquired infection trends/clusters to intervene in the interest of patients', staff and visitors' safety. The Infection Preventionist, RN is responsible for education of staff about Infection Prevention. Serves as the hospital liaison to the Department of Public Health. Monitors the environment to ensure safe practices of infection prevention according to regulatory requirements and hospital policies.
2 Years Related Position Experience Required
Bachelor's Degree Nursing Required - And Master's Degree Preferred
Registered Nurse Required - And Certified in Infection Control Preferred
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