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Infection Control Practitioner


  • Temple University Health System
  • 03/26/20
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • 19140
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Participates in the management of a facility-wide Infection Prevention and Control program, for the surveillance, prevention and control of infection. The program includes but is not limited to the collection, analysis, and reporting of data, the formulation and review of policies and procedures and the planning, implementation, evaluation and revision of infection prevention and control practices as indicated, and conducts outbreak and cluster investigations as indicated. Participates in employee education programs, and collaborates with the Infectious Disease physicians, Microbiologists, and other health care providers regarding infectious or employee health related issues. Knowledgeable in regulatory requirements such as Joint Commission and CMS, and in Outbreak investigation.

Work Schedule:
- Monday through Friday, 8-hour shifts; no weekends or holidays

Education
-Bachelors Degree : Microbiology, Medical Technology, Nursing

Experience
-5 Years experience in an acute care setting (Required)
-1 Year experience in a hospital setting as an infection control practitioner or coordinator (Preferred)
-Knowledge of basic information related to CDC and APIC guidelines required

License/Certifications
CIC - Cert Infection Control (Preferred)


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