Lincoln Surgical Hospital is an innovative healthcare leader in providing exceptional surgical services for our patients. Our dedicated physicians and staff strive to achieve optimal surgical outcomes in a patient focused atmosphere. We are looking for Infection Preventionist to join our team.
Hours: Full time, 80 hours per pay period (2 weeks), Monday - Friday
The Infection Preventionist, (IP) is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a system for prevention, surveillance, investigation and control of infection in alignment with Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies. The IP functions autonomously and in collaboration with other health care providers as an educator and leader. Acts as a resource within the hospital in regard to all matters that relate to the prevention and control of infection
Job duties include but not limited to:
Develops, implements and maintains an effective hospital wide Infection Prevention Program.
Acts as Chairperson for Hospital Infection Control meetings and is responsible for dissemination of recommendations.
Infection control surveillance, follow-up; collection of data with aggregation; statistical analysis; and result reporting of such.
Conducts performance improvement activities related to Infection Control needs and other duties related to functional area(s).
Ensures the completion and accuracy of required reporting data and entry of that data into databases.
Plan, organize, develop and, in coordination with education department implement infection prevention educational programs for all hospital employees.
Serve as a knowledgeable and available resource on infection control practices and policies to patients, families, staff, and hospital employees.
Involvement in emergency preparedness planning and policy development.
Lincoln Surgical Hospital has a competitive benefits package to include:
Paid time off
Flexible Spending Accounts
401k with a company match
Short and Long Term Disability
Laser vision correction discount
Onsite Fitness Center
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing or healthcare related field.
Current R.N. license in the State of Nebraska preferred.
Two years’ experience in a hospital setting as an Infection Preventionist RN preferred.
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) preferred.
Internal Number: 10888
About Lincoln Surgical Hospital
Lincoln Surgical Hospital is an innovative healthcare leader in providing high quality, cost effective surgical services on an outpatient or inpatient basis. We are located in Lincoln, Nebraska at 1710 South 70th Street. Our facility features 9 state of the art surgical suites and 21 acute care beds. We have an outstanding team of local healthcare professionals and support staff that is focused on providing quality, cost effective healthcare with an unprecedented level of personal service to the patient and their families.
EXCEPTIONAL PEOPLE PROVIDING EXTRAORDINARY CARE