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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 99253
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 8 hour day shift with flexible start time, based on demands, in collaboration with leader.
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 51011028332641-Infection Prevention
Responsible for the day-to-day Infection Prevention program and activities for any designated healthcare facility, clinic and healthcare service throughout the continuum of care.
Works in an office and/or boardroom type setting. Surveillance work requires walking throughout the facility. Possible travel/driving to facilities as required. May be prolonged periods of sitting at desk reviewing medical records, updating policies, planning educational program or utilizing a PC. Requires frequent contact with all levels of personnel. Intact sense of sight and hearing required.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or healthcare related field required. Current NC license as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in Infection Control and Prevention (CIC) preferred, and required within 3 years of employment. At least 2 years clinical experience as RN, preferably acute care required. Ability to identify and research problems required. Ability to analyze and interpret data and problem solve required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Intermediate to advanced computer skills required. Knowledge of Microbiology, biostatistics, and basic principles of hospital epidemiology preferred. Ability to produce epidemiological studies preferred. Ability to interpret fundamental bio-statistical information and computer-generated materials, preferred. Must speak and understand English fluently.