Georgia Employer INFECTION PREVENTIONIST in Atlanta, Georgia

Grady Health System offers many career paths for experienced professionals. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding career at Grady!SUMMARYThe Infection Preventionist is a professional who demonstrates technical skills and theoretical knowledge, as it relates to the identification and control of hospital acquired infections. This knowledge will be applied to healthcare workers, patients, and visitors in the Grady Health System.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's Degree of Nursing (BSN) and five years hospital experience or Bachelors degree in another health related field and eight years hospital experienceDemonstrated leadership experience is requiredRegistered Nurse must have current Georgia nursing License. Current professional licensure in Georgia for other applicants if requiredInfection prevention and control is strongly preferredExperience in infection prevention and control is strongly preferred.Certification in Infection Control (CIC) required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire within job as an Infection PreventionistMust demonstrate the ability to function with all professional disciplines in an appropriate and effective mannerEOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.