Hawaii Pacific Health Infection Preventionist, RN - Quality Management in Honolulu, Hawaii
Hawai'i Pacific Health is a not-for-profit health care network with over 70 locations statewide including medical centers, clinics, physicians and other caregivers serving Hawai'i and the Pacific Region with high quality, compassionate care. Its four medical centers - Kapi'olani, Pali Momi, Straub and Wilcox - specialize in innovative programs in women’s health, pediatric care, cardiovascular services, cancer care, bone and joint services and more. Hawai'i Pacific Health is recognized nationally for its excellence in patient care and the use of electronic health records to improve quality and patient safety.
The Quality Management 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 Quality team maintain Hawai‘i Pacific Health’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: Hawaii Pacific Health, Honolulu, HI
Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours
Work Type: Full Time Regular
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining
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.
Position Infection Preventionist, RN - Quality Management
Employment Type Employee
Location Hawaii Pacific Health, Honolulu, HI
Req ID 16274