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Infection Preventionist - Quality and Safety Admin

Requisition ID:

22157738

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Location:

Wethersfield, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: monday-friday

Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.  
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group is one of the largest medical practices in New England with multiple locations throughout Connecticut and Rhode Island. We consist of a team of professionals ranging from Medical Assistants to Physician Assistants and everything in between.  Our physician led medical group enjoys an excellent reputation with patients and the medical community, offering primary care, urgent care and more than 30 different specialties.

Job Description 

Contributes to and implements a robust and measurable Infection Prevention program at Hartford Healthcare Medical Group. Serves as an expert in infection prevention and control to serve as a consultant and resource for departments and colleagues in matters of infection prevention/control. Investigates outbreaks and implements mitigation.  Informs appropriate colleagues about federal and state regulations concerning reportable disease and infection prevention/ control.  Educates concerning matters of infection prevention and control and infections.  Conducts and participates in research activities in the fields of Infection Prevention, Infectious Disease and Epidemiology.  This position covers all HHCMG locations.  Services are provided for patients of all ages.
 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s of science Degree in Nursing, Microbiology or Public Health required.
Masters of Nursing, Masters of Public Health, Masters of Microbiology preferred.

Broad knowledge base in Epidemiology or Occupational Health, statistics and microbiology.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a healthcare related field required.

Two (2) or more years acute care experience in Infection Prevention, or
Five (5) years of acute care hospital experience preferred.
Infection prevention and/or educational training preferred.

Certified or licensed and currently registered to practice as a clinical professional required.
Certified in Infection Control preferred.

We take great care of careers.    
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.
 

 

 
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