UPMC Corporate Services is hiring a full-time Sr. Infection Control Preventionist to support our Quality Improvement-Innovations team at the Wolff Center of UPMC. This position will work daylight hours, Monday through Friday.
The Wolff Center at UPMC works to ensure that our patients receive the safest and highest quality care. We partner with colleagues systemwide to improve health care delivery and overall experience for our patients and members.
Under the direction of the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Hospital Epidemiology of UPMC and the Quality Manager of Complications and Infection Prevention at the Wolff Center, the Senior Infection Preventionist (IP) will function as a surveillance specialist. They will perform surveillance for detection, prevention, and reporting of infections occurring in the healthcare system using National Healthcare Safety Network reporting structure. The Senior IP Surveillance Specialist will use advanced epidemiology knowledge and statistical analysis to communicate findings/trends with the local IP teams. They must collaborate with the local IPs to prevent infections and identify transmissions and outbreaks.
Bachelor’s in Nursing, Microbiology, Medical Technology, Epidemiology or related field required.
Two years of Infection Prevention or related relevant experience required.
Computer skills required, and data management/analysis experience preferred.
Strong, supportive communication abilities and willingness to adapt to an evolving process are preferred qualities
Current CIC certification required.
Internal Number: 713848
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