The Coordinator - Infection Prevention is responsible for developing, monitoring and evaluating an effective hospitalwide program for the surveillance, prevention and control of infection.Participates in hospitalwide Performance Improvement program to provide input and gain information especially related to area of practice.
BS in Nursing required; Masters Degree in Nursing or related area preferred.
Current RN licensure with SC State Board of Nursing.
Minimum of 5 years of in-hospital clinical nursing required.
One year of experience in infection control preferred.
Has attended or will attend basic Training Course in the fundamentals of surveillance and prevention
Demonstratesknowledge of the principles of epidemiology, infectious diseases, microbiology, and biostatistics
National Certification in infection control preferred.
Membership in the Association for Practitioners in Infection Control (APIC) encouraged.
Primary Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Facility: East Cooper Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905044741
About East Cooper Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.