Infection Preventionist

Umass Memorial Health 
 
At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.
 
Infection Preventionist
Unit: Quality and Patient Safety
Shift: 40HR - Days (M-F 8a-4p)
Location: UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital
 
Summary: Infection Preventionist manages the day-to-day operations of the hospital infection prevention program. Performs a variety of duties involving development, implementation, evaluation and compliance with infection control practices. This position works in collaboration with the Hospital Medical Director for Infection Control.

Qualifications: BSN or Master’s degree in Nursing or Advanced Practitioner degree (NP or PA) or BS in microbiology preferred.  Certification in Infection Control preferred. Five years of experience in infection control preferred. Department-specific competencies, including age-specific competencies, and their measurements will be developed and maintained in the individual departments.  The competencies will be maintained and attached to the departmental job description.  Responsible managers will review competencies with position incumbents.

 
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
 
All interested and qualified candidates can apply online at: https://jobs.jobvite.com/careers/umassmemorialhealthcare/job/o282efwa?__jvst=Job%20Board&__jvsd=Chamber_of_Commerce
 
or send your resume to ana.peltak@umassmemorial.org