Identifies, prevents and controls nosocomial infections and communicable diseases among patients receiving services from the hospital departments, outpatient services and inpatient care areas and among healthcare workers, visitors and the public.
Experience: One to Three years’ experience required and three to five years’ experience preferred.
Education: Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Microbiology or related field preferred.
Licensure Certification: Certification in Infection Control (CIC) preferred. CIC certification within 3 years of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification with at least 6 months validity required.
Knowledge Skill Abilities: Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred. Ability to demonstrate literacy in using computerized information systems.
Internal Number: 150461
About Jackson Health System
Jackson Health System, an integrated healthcare delivery system, consists of its centerpiece, Jackson Memorial Hospital; multiple primary care and specialty care centers; a variety of school-based clinics serving many elementary, middle and high schools; two long-term care nursing facilities; six Corrections Health Services clinics; a network of mental health facilities; Holtz Children’s Hospital, Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, Jackson North Medical Center and Jackson South Medical Center.
JHS is also home to the Ryder Trauma Center, Miami-Dade County's only Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center; and the UM/JM Burn Center, one of the leading burn treatment centers in the nation and the only one in South Florida.
Working in affiliation with the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and others, Jackson provides a wide range of patient services, educational programs, a clinical setting for research activities and a number of health-related community services.