Are you a detail oriented puzzle solver, researcher, leader, and advocate?
Up to $10KSign On Bonus!
**Bonus based on experience, eligibility, and must be a new employee to Tenet Health**
We are in search of a FIVE STAR Infection Preventionist!
Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or must obtain this within two years of hire.
Develops leadership qualities - organization, an eye for detail and project management, with the ability to bring the right people to the table and lead that group effectively, while engaging group members and requesting colleagues' input.
Builds a strong network of peers working in Infection Control. Membership or affiliation with local chapters of national professional groups, such as APIC.
Acts on curiosity, as an Infection Preventionist, willing to research all possible solutions until a conclusion is met.
Patient advocate with a heightened sense of accountability for all patients in the hospital, making sure every patient receives stellar healthcare and all the right practices.
Abrazo Community Health Network, an affiliate of Tenet Healthcare, is one of the largest health care delivery systems in Arizona, which includes five acute-care hospitals, two micro hospitals, and growing!
We offer exceptional benefits - Medical/Dental/Vision,401K, employee discounted stock purchases, on site medical clinics, career growth opportunities, education assistance, paid time off and moreï¿½
This position will partner with another IP team member to oversee two of our hospitals within the Abrazo Health System.
Candidates must have Infection Preventionist experience in an acute care hospital. Certification in Infection Control (CIC) highly preferred.
Abrazo Central Campus a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care for more than 50 years, and has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations and is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services, orthopedics, womenï¿½s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
Abrazo Mesa Hospital is our sister hospital to Abrazo Central Campus, a micro hospital which focuses on providing Emergency Room services and less complex inpatient procedures. It includes a 12-bed emergency department, an operating room, and eight inpatient rooms, along with additional services. Additional services include surgery, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, pharmacy and other outpatient services.
Professional specialized in infection control. Coordinates infection control matters with other disciplines. Develops, implements, coordinates and evaluates a comprehensive infection control program for the hospital. Assists employee health with exposures and illnesses. May also under employee health provide professional nursing services to employees accordingly.
Ability to analyze, research data as related to transmission of infection. Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills. Maintains a current knowledge of infection control trends/methodologies and Employee Health Practices as it applies.
Minimum Education: Nursing Degree from an Accredited Nursing School or degree in Epidemiology, or Medical Laboratory Technician.
Preferred Education: BSN or master's in related field.
Minimum Experience: 2-5 years nursing experience or 1-2 years in acute care infection control.
Preferred Experience: 5 years nursing experience in acute care, 1-2 years nursing experience in infection control, or epidemiology experience in a healthcare setting.
National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Data entry experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: for RNs -Current Registered Nurse License in the State of Arizona, or Medical Laboratory Technician Certification -MLT (ASCP).
Required Course(s)/Training: EP II as given by APIC during first year of employment or equivalent certification
Preferred Certifications/Registration: CIC (Certification in Infection Control) should be obtained within 2 years of hire.
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Central Campus
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: 2005008251
About Abrazo Central Campus
“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.