Dignity Health RN Infection Preventionist - Infection Control - Day - Full Time in Folsom, California

/Mercy Hospital Folsom,a member of Dignity Health, is currently looking for an Infection Control Practitioner to join their hospital staff. This position is responsible for the organization, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the Mercy Hospital of Folsom Epidemiology and Infection Control Program. This position also has the broad responsibility of system-wide development of programs as they relate to Infection Control as well as focused surveillance of epidemiologically significant organisms within patients and healthcare workers for Mercy Hospital of Folsom. Direction of the Infection Prevention and Control program is given by the P&T/Infection Control Committee based on surveillance programs utilizing research methodology consistent with the field of Epidemiology.

Accountabilities:

Directing, designing, developing, facilitating, monitoring and managing activities necessary to support a scientifically based epidemiology and infection control program.

Requirements: • Candidates must have a current California RN License • One year as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting. • Baccalaureate degree in nursing; or healthcare related field; or completed within three years of hire. • Master’s degree in a health care related field is preferred. • Certification in Infection Control (CIC) within 3 years of employment.

The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy Hospital of Folsom and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.

For further information, or to apply online, please visit: www.dignityhealth.org/careers /

Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. As these communities grow, Mercy Folsom continues to expand its services to meet the growing needs of area families. Mercy Folsom annually sees over 23,000 emergency room visits, 427 deliveries, employs 750 and has a medical staff of 484 physicians. From our Cummings Emergency Pavilion that offers 25 private rooms to our current multi-phased inpatient expansion, we will meet the healthcare needs of the region for decades to come. Let us share our enthusiasm for life, as well as their enthusiasm for helping others. Learn more at www.dignityhealth.org/MercyFolsom.

Job: *Infection Control

Organization: *Mercy Hospital Folsom

Title: RN Infection Preventionist - Infection Control - Day - Full Time

Location: California-Greater Sacramento Service Area-Folsom-Mercy Hospital Folsom

Requisition ID: 1700016525