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Infection Preventionist
Full Time, 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The Infection Preventionist will look for patterns of infection within the facility, observe practices, educate healthcare teams, advise hospital leaders and other professionals, compile infection data, develop policies and procedures, and coordinate with local and national public health agencies. Infection preventionists are experts on practical methods of preventing and controlling the spread of infectious diseases, typically within a specific population: the patients, staff and visitors at a hospital or other healthcare setting.

Job Duties include:
  • Performing surveillance activities (review of laboratory and relevant tests, vital signs, medical record, review of indwelling urinary catheters and central lines, as well as ventilators).
  • Using NHSN criteria to determine hospital-acquired infections.
  • Providing input on Infection Prevention policies and procedures.
  • Reporting communicable diseases through the NEDSS system.
  • Completing isolation rounds as necessary.
  • Actively participating in Infection Control Committee.
  • Attending committee meetings as the designee for the Director.
 
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm, no weekends or holidays
 

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing and over 3 years as Registered Nurse required.
  • Inpatient hospital experience highly preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpretation of complex statistical data.
  • Ability to make quality, independent decisions.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Develops and delivers effective presentations.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills.
  • Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.
  • Possesses familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Registered Nurse in PA, licensed upon hire, required.
  • AHA BLS upon hire required.
Grand View Health is an equal opportunity employer.
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