As Rhode Island's largest health system and private employer, Lifespan is dedicated to improving the way clinical care, medical research and education, and community services are delivered. Our flagship facility, Rhode Island Hospital, is seeking an Infection Preventionist to join the team. This position investigates hospital acquired infections through the use of advanced surveillance techniques and standard epidemiologic methods and develops and implements policies and procedures related to epidemiology, infection control and infectious diseases.
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Nursing or a related field; evidence of graduate-level courses in microbiology or epidemiology preferred
Three years of experience in hospital epidemiology/infection control
Infection Control certification or eligibility
Demonstrated knowledge of care provided in the tertiary, acute-care hospital to patients throughout the continuum of life with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process
Demonstrated proficiency in database management, spreadsheets, word processing and graphics applications
Working at Lifespan
At Lifespan, we utilize a multidisciplinary team approach to medicine and provide the right blend of autonomy and collaboration. If you share our passion for providing the very best care in a supportive professional setting, join one of the nation’s Top 100 health systems. Consistently awarded Magnet® status in nursing care, Lifespan is committed to clinical excellence and devoted to our mission of delivering health with care. Apply online directly at: https://jobs.lifespan.org/search/jobdetails/infection-preventionist/07d576b1-72aa-47e9-ab43-a8caa651c9d5
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, sexual preference or orientation, ancestry, genetics, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.