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Infection Preventionist PRN

HCA Healthcare
Aventura, FL 33180




Infection Preventionist / Full-Time
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
Aventura, FL
Facility Description:

AventuraHospital and Medical Center, a facility of HCAs East Florida Division, is afully accredited 407-bed acute care medical/surgery facility providingaward-winning inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, medical, surgical and cancerservices. In order to meet the needs of our ever-growing community we are adesignated Level II Trauma Center and have broken ground on a $75.6M expansionproject to increase emergency room capacity and bring a new patient tower andparking garage to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center.

Ideallylocated in luxurious South Florida, Aventura Hospital is home to a communityrich with diversity and world class infused culture. Our prime location -nestled between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale - means you will be surrounded by thevery best South Florida has to offer!

AventuraHospital & Medical Center is a member of the nations leading provider of healthcare services,Hospital Corporation of America. Historically HCA has been named one ofEthispheres Worlds Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!


We offer you an excellent total compensationpackage, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growthopportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent workwith us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life,disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stockpurchase program, and student loan repayment.

Job Description:

The Infection Preventionistis responsible for comprehensive surveillance activities, applying anepidemiological approach to identification of infection prevention issues thatinclude chart review, updating of databases and preparation of summary reports,and provides clinical support to performance improvement operations, patientcare delivery and Medical Directors. Assists in the dissemination ofresults/findings and maintains communication patterns with staff andphysicians. Provides a professional consulting role for patients/families,staff, and physicians. This position is intended to help support operationalfunctionality, efficiency, quality, and assist in improving patient outcomes.The Infection Preventionist consistently demonstrates behaviors that model thecore values and the Hospitals mission and values.

Projects an image ofprofessionalism in communication, appearance and conduct. Supports the QualityDepartment mission. Participates in the continuous quality improvement process.Maintains a working knowledge of departmental standard operating procedures.This knowledge may include the use of specialized instrumentation, software,Quality Control requirements and preventive maintenance. Performs other dutiesas assigned.


Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, Epidemiology or Public Health; Bachelor of Science preferred. If a nurse they must be licensed to practice in Florida. Special training in surveillance, prevention and control of nosocomial infections.
Minimum of two years experience in infection control and prevention and three years clinical experience in acute care setting. Certification in infection control required must be completed within 12 months of employment.


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Posted: 2019-12-31 Expires: 2020-01-30

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