Infection Preventionist

Providence St. Joseph Health

Description

The Surveillance Infection Prevention Specialist is a specialized position with a focus on infectious disease surveillance and reporting. This role is expected to work in a predominantly autonomous fashion and should not require mentorship in their role. The role will work closely with other surveillance IP specialists and analysts as part of an overall system surveillance program.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – theyre invaluable. Join our team at Covenant Health System and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Lab Sciences, Microbiology or related health science field. Or equivalent education/experience.
  • National Certified in Infection Control – Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology within 1 year of hire.
  • 1 year Healthcare Experience
  • 1 year Epidemiology Experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Lab Sciences, Microbiology or related health science field. Or equivalent education/experience.
  • 4 years Healthcare Experience
  • 2 years Epidemiology Experience

Salary Range by location:

Oregon (Portland)

Min: $44.24, Max: $70.03

Eastern Washington (Spokane, Pasco)

Min: $39.36, Max: $62.32

Montana (Missoula)

Min: $35.62, Max: $56.38

Texas (Lubbock)

Min: $33.74, Max: $53.42

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, well walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Since 1918, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person through our integrated health network in West Texas/eastern New Mexico. As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are located in the cities of Lubbock, Levelland, Plainview and Hobbs. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, outreach programs, hospice and home care, and even schools for nursing and radiography.

Requsition ID: 281846

Company: Covenant Jobs

Job Category: Clinical Safety

Job Function: Clinical Support

Job Schedule: Full time

Job Shift: Day

Career Track: Clinical Professional

Department: 8000 INFECTION CONTROL TX CCH LUBBOCK SOUTH 5

Address: WA Everett 1321 Colby Ave

Work Location: Everett Medical Ctr Colby-Everett

Pay Range: $46.11 – $73.00

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

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