Infection Preventionist

This is the operational level for the Infection Control Practitioner job series. Incumbents in this classification perform journey-level work in implementing healthcare-associated infection reduction strategies for patient and personnel through assessment and risk identification. Practitioners at this level utilize greater discretion and work more independently than those at the Associate Infection Preventionist level, but are not considered seniors and do not typically provide lead direction to other staff. Incumbents report directly to the Manager of the Infection Prevention Program, and may also obtain lead direction from the Senior Infection Preventionist.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • BSN (Bachelors in Nursing) or commensurate degree in a Healthcare-related field. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements.
  • Two or more years recent experience infection prevention and control experience in an acute care facility.

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

EOE:

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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