• Infection Preventionist

    Category
    Nursing - RN and Leadership
    Department
    6553-QUALITY & ACCREDITATION
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location Name
    Meridian
    Requisition ID
    2018-12521
  • Overview

    St. Luke's is a nationally recognized leading healthcare organization where people like you drive our success. We are currently searching for an Infection Preventionist to add to our team. The Infection Preventionist is responsible for identification, investigation, reporting, prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections throughout the Medical Center. The Infection Preventionist is responsible for conducting & assisting with educational programs related to infection control and prevention, developing policies, and implementing performance improvement measures that ensure the Medical Center meets the Infection Prevention requirements of CDC, OSHA, Joint Commission and other federal and state regulatory agencies. The Infection Preventionist participates as a member of the Patient Safety and Infection Prevention team within the Quality & Patient Safety Department. This role will be involved in supporting Infection Prevention practices for Surgical Services.

     

    Required Criteria 

    • Bachelors Degree or 4 years of additional experience in lieu of degree
    • 2 years’ experience

    Preferred Criteria

    • Registered Nurse is highly preferred  
    • Surgical Services expereince is highly preferred

    If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.

     

    A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

     

    With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.

     

    Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.

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    #One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 

     

    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

     

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