Coordinates comprehensive organization wide infection prevention and control program in accordance with current requirements of regulatory, government, and accrediting/licensing agencies. Duties include surveillance for health care associated infections (HAIs); collection, analysis, and interpretation of surveillance data; outbreak investigation; and program evaluation. Responsible for the day to day administration and development of the infection prevention and control program. The Infection Preventionist works collaboratively with hospital staff and medical staff to ensure on-going compliance within the hospital for all patients (newborns through geriatrics).
Licenses: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license).
Internal Number: 5555
About Rutherford Regional Health System
Since 1906, Rutherford Regional Health System has prided itself on delivering quality medicine and compassionate care. The 143 bed acute care facility offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Rutherford Regional is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet your healthcare needs. We provide our services in a caring, professional environment through the teamwork of our medical staff and employees.
To join our team, please visit: https://www.myrutherfordregional.com/careers/career-opportunities
As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger.
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
• Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve.
• Duke LifePoint pledg...es to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers.
• And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.
For more information about our partnership with Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com
Competitive pay and Benefit package available