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Hawaii Pacific Health Infection Preventionist, RN - Infection Control in Honolulu, Hawaii

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Founded in 1921, Straub Medical Center includes a 159-bed hospital in Honolulu, a network of neighborhood clinics and a visiting specialist program that reaches throughout the state of Hawai'i. With over 200 physicians who are leaders in their fields, Straub provides its patients with diagnoses and treatments for more than 32 different medical specialties, including bone and joint, heart, cancer, endocrinology/diabetes, family medicine, gastroenterology, geriatric medicine, internal medicine, vascular and urology. Straub is home to the Pacific Region’s only multidisciplinary burn treatment center. The hospital consistently brings new technologies and innovative medical practices to Hawai'i, such as minimally invasive cardiac surgery and total joint replacement.

The Infection Control staff provides infection control oversight throughout the hospital in order to ensure a safe care environment. These dedicated professionals identify, investigate and record data concerning nosocomial or hospital-acquired infections. They perform quality improvement studies to identify and implement action plans to improve the prevention of nosocomial infections, as well as plan and measure unit rotation to meet The Joint Commission, State and Federal regulations as directed by the Infection Control Committee.

If you have meticulous, highly organized and rigorous work skills, you could help the team maintain Straub’s network of hospitals and clinics the safest, most secure health care environments possible. As the Registered Nurse Infection Preventionist, will ensure that the department’s work to keep nosocomial infection under control. We are looking for someone with a singular commitment to quality control and accurate data collection, willingness to work with others in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to creating a healthier Hawai‘i.

Location: Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: Yes

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Epidemiology. Three (3) years recent acute care registered nurse experience and clinical epidemiology experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Current American Practitioners in Infection Control (APIC) or Center for Disease Control (CDC) certification. Experience in hospital infection control, prevention, and surveillance. Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse License. Ability to compile and interpret statistics and use associated computer programs.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Infection Preventionist, RN - Infection Control

Category Nursing

Employment Type Employee

Location Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 15292

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