Infection Control Professional
Full-Time - 8am-4:30pm - Days, Varied (as needed by hospital) - 40 Hours/Week
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Under the general direction of the Director of Infection Control, provide relevant infection control consultation and recommendations with colleagues throughout the healthcare continuum at Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health to prevent and/or control healthcare associate infections.
3+ years' experience in an acute care facility.
Infection control experience desirable.
Associate's degree in Microbiology or related field required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
Completion of the APIC training course on fundamental aspects of surveillance, prevention and control of infections within one year from date of hire or transfer.
Eligibility for Certified Board Infection Control Practitioner.
Certification by the CBIC required within 24 months from date of hire or transfer.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members.
Ability to prioritize and function effectively within teams.
Proven ability to easily navigate through computerized programs including, but not limited to, MS office, data mining programs and clinical information systems.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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