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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransInfection Preventionist
Kissimmee, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days, salaried

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • AdventHealth Kissimmee is a 242-bed community-focused hospital

  • Conveniently located near Walt Disney World

  • The team is here is dedicated to bringing mission-focused, faith-based care to residents and visitors of Osceola and Orange Counties

  • AdventHealth Kissimmee has recently expanded our existing tower by 3-floors and 80-beds, including new ancillary spaces such as Inpatient Rehab, Inpatient Dialysis, Laboratory, and Imaging services.

The role you’ll contribute: Direct interventions that protect patients from health care-associated infections clinical and other settings. Conducts compliance audits to determine measures of success. Participates in projects and special programs relating to infection prevention. Serves as catalyst for change, actively involved in change management development for infection prevention. Assists with development, implementation and evaluation of the multi-disciplinary program for surveillance, prevention and control of infections at AdventHealth. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Integrates clinical findings, laboratory results and other diagnostic tests to determine the presence of infections utilizing the criteria established by the Centers for Disease Control, National Health and Safety Network HIPAC/SHEA

  • Identifies need for infection prevention measures in high risk patients based on risk assessment and assists with coordination and implementation of control measures based on patient’s age and diagnosis specific needs

  • Assesses clusters of microorganisms and conducts an epidemiological investigation of health care associated outbreaks including implementation of control measures

  • Utilizes threshold data for the assessment of unit specific/service specific infection rates and informs the assistant director of any potential problems

  • Identifies possible employee exposure to communicable diseases. Communicates with Employee Clinic and collaborates to assure thorough follow-up. Conducts surveillance as assigned utilizing the tools and data best suited for the task

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Graduate of school of nursing, medical technology, public health, or another healthcare-related field

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED :

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare field

  • At least 1 year of clinical experience in an area such as nursing, laboratory, respiratory therapy, etc

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED :

  • Certification in Infection Control or CIC eligible, highly preferred

  • Current, valid license as a registered professional nurse, medical technologist, respiratory therapist, or other clinical area

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Infection Control

Organization: AdventHealth Kissimmee

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24012799

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $34.15 - $51.22

  • Location: Kissimmee, FL

  • Job ID: 24012799

  • Job Family: Infection Control

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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