Infection Prevention Consultant - CCE

Job Description

Job ID: 1187086
Employment Status: Full-Time
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


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Role Purpose

Provides consultative services to the infection prevention programs throughout BJC. Develops and implements infection prevention projects across the continuum of care.


Responsibilities

  • Leads teams to develop and implement clinical interventions to prevent the development and/or transmission of healthcare associated infections
  • Provides on-site support to the organization during epidemics, sentinel events or other special cause investigations
  • Develops, supports or improves surveillance processes.
  • Provides internal infection prevention (IP) consulting services.
  • Works collaboratively with system and entity personnel to identify opportunities to improve or enhance practices and processes.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
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    Experience

  • 5-10 years

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer