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Providence Health & Services Infection Preventionist in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling an Infection Preventionist (Epidemiological Services ) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a full-time 40 hours/week day shift.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Assist with the review of microbiological reports.

  • Maintain concurrent record review, data collection and data analysis.

  • Assist in preparation to address infection control standards required by JCAHO and all infection control regulations required by federal, state, and local laws.

  • Perform education and training to employees and physicians.

  • Continue infection control activities in the absence of the program manager.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare-related discipline

  • Knowledge of the principles of epidemiology, statistics, sterilization, disinfection, and sanitation

  • Knowledge of adult education principles

  • Ability to read and interpret medical records, microbiology reports and enter data into a database

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing, Microbiology, or Pharmacy degree

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alaska

  • Licensure/certification in infection control

  • Experience with responsibility for infection control procedures programs

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 227158

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