Infection Preventionist, RN

Infection Preventionist Career Opportunity

Recognized for your Infection Prevention Skills

Are you a healthcare professional deeply committed to patient safety? Join Encompass Health, the nation's largest inpatient rehabilitation provider, as an Infection Preventionist, where your expertise will help ensure our patients receive the highest standards of care. In this pivotal role, you will spearhead efforts to prevent and control infections, collaborating closely with the healthcare team to implement and monitor infection prevention practices. Beyond a job, this is an opportunity to build a fulfilling career close to home and close to your heart. If you're passionate about making a difference in the lives of rehabilitation patients and ready to play a key role in maintaining the highest standards of care, join us in this impactful position contributing to the health and safety of individuals within your community.

A Glimpse into Our World

At Encompass Health, you'll experience the difference the moment you become a part of our team. Working with us means aligning with a rapidly growing national inpatient rehabilitation leader. We take pride in the growth opportunities we offer and how our team unites for the greater good of our patients. Our achievements include being named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" and receiving the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® Award, among other accolades, which is nothing short of amazing.

Starting Perks and Benefits

At Encompass Health, we are committed to creating a supportive, inclusive, and caring environment where you can thrive. From day one, you will have access to:



Affordable medical, dental, and vision plans for both full-time and part-time employees and their families.

Generous paid time off that accrues over time.

Opportunities for tuition reimbursement and continuous education.

Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Flexible spending and health savings accounts.

A vibrant community of individuals passionate about the work they do!

Be the Infection Preventionist you always wanted to be



Direct the managerial functions of our Infection Control Program

Assure compliance with CMS, TJC, CDC, OSHA, and other federal and state standards and guidelines.

Analyze hospital infection data to identify trends, clusters, risk factors and variances.

Manage hospital policies consistent with applicable infection control guidelines and standards.

Perform surveillance, analysis, and reporting of hospital-acquired infections.

Educate staff on infection control protocols.

Serve as a knowledgeable and available resource on infection control practices and policies.

Develop and maintain infection control standards meeting regulatory guidelines.Qualifications



License or
Certification:

o Current license or certification as a medical technologist, clinical laboratory scientist, physician, or registered nurse.



Education and Experience:


    • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in a healthcare field.
    • 1 year experience in a clinical setting in field of practice.
    • Preferred: CIC Certification.
    • Training in infection control and/or epidemiology.
    • Preferred: experience in hospital infection control practice.
    • Completed post-secondary education in a health-related field including but not limited to medicine, nursing, laboratory technology, public health, or biology.


Effective communication skills in both written and verbal forms.

Detail-oriented with strong analytical abilities.

Ability to work independently and make informed decisions.

Flexibility to work varying shifts, including weekdays, weekends, evenings, or nights as needed.The Encompass Health Way

We proudly set the standard in care by leading with empathy, doing what's right, focusing on the positive, and standing stronger together. Encompass Health is a trusted leader in post-acute care with over 150 nationwide locations and a team of 36,000 exceptional individuals and growing!

At Encompass Health, we celebrate and welcome diversity in our inclusive culture. We provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, color, creed, age, mental or physical disability, or any other protected classification.

We're eagerly looking forward to meeting you, and we genuinely mean that. Join us on this remarkable journey!

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Location
900 East Cheves Street
Florence, South Carolina

Category
Nursing

Job ID
2422531