The Infection Control Specialist is responsible for assisting the program manager in monitoring the EvergreenHealth Infection Control and Prevention program. Assists with the collection and analysis of infection control surveillance data. Works collaboratively with medical and nursing leadership to develop and disseminate policies, procedures, and practices around infection control. Serves as a liaison as indicated for the hospital, for state and local agencies, physicians and other providers, patients and families.
REQUIRED for the position:
• Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington or MT, MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification • Certification in Infection Control within 3 years of employment • Previous hospital experience
DESIRED for the position:
• Experience in Infection Control programs • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) or related degree • RN with recent Operating room experience desired • Course in hospital epidemiology • Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire • Knowledge of principles of epidemiology, infection prevention and control, sterilization, disinfection, and sanitation.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 27767
About EvergreenHealth Medical Center
EvergreenHealth is an integrated two-hospital healthcare system offering a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. Formed in 1972 as a public hospital district, we now serve nearly 850,000 residents of our service area in north King and south Snohomish counties, with medical facilities located throughout the area for easy access.