With a 609-licensed-bed hospital, 1100 physicians, and 4500 employees, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the Washington, D.C., area. We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians. We have an excellent opportunity for an Infection Preventionist to join our team.
Responsible for surveillance and reporting of nosocomial infections, as well as critically observing and recommending appropriate infection control measures.
Bachelor's degree or diploma in Nursing or a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Microbiology, or related science field required.
One to three years of experience as an Infection Control Practitioner preferred.
Two years of experience in a hospital, public health, laboratory, or infectious disease setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Use of computer terminal, typewriter and other general office equipment.
If RN, current D.C. licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse required.
Certification in Infection Control preferred.
Knowledge of The Joint Commission (TJC) standards, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Law on Bloodborne Pathogens, and D.C. Title 8 requirements.
Must have excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
Teaching experience preferred.
Competitive compensation and generous benefits
Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
Free shuttle from Metro stations
Location, location, location! Located in Washington, D.C., MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers an exciting lifestyle to complement a satisfying career. The D.C. metro area is famous for its education and cultural venues in theater, music, museums, art galleries, and restaurants. Employees live in D.C., Maryland, or Virginia, affording great choices in lifestyle just Metro stops away from the hospital.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Associates live by Our Common Purpose: We Create Caring Moments in the Spirit of Cura Personalis – Care for the Whole Person. Our Quality Standards of Safety, Compassion, Professionalism, and Coordinated Care set the priorities for consistent decision making applicable to everyone in every situation.