The Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) directs managerial functions of planning, organizing, coordinating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the Infection Control Program. The ICP has the authority of the Medical Staff and Governing Body to take necessary steps to prevent and/or control the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents in the patient, staff, and visitor populations The Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) is responsible for the surveillance, analysis, and reporting of hospital acquired infections; educating employees about infection control; and the development of organizational infection control standards that meet state and federal regulatory and accrediting bodies, CDC, OSHA, and APIC guidelines. Will also act as Employee Health Nurse.
Current license or registration certification as a Registered Nurse (preferred), medical technologist or clinical laboratory scientist, or physician. or - A minimum of a baccalaureate degree in a healthcare field. Education, Training and Years of Experience: - CIC Preferred - Training in infection control and/or epidemiology - 1 year experience in acute hospital infection control practice preferred
Internal Number: 2020705
About Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Sunrise is a 126 bed Acute Rehab Hospital. We are Joint Commission certified in Stroke, Hip Fracture, Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. At Encompass Health, we are committed to delivering connected care and superior outcomes. We believe integrated care delivery across the healthcare continuum is critical to achieving the best outcomes for patients. We exist to provide a better way to care that elevates expectations and outcomes. Encompass Health is a purpose-driven company, meaning what we do provides real value to the communities and patients we serve.
Encompass Health has ranked as one of Fortune Magazine's Best companies to work for as well as Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work, reflecting our talent and leadership across the organization.
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