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Job #11398
Infection Prevention Practitioner (RN)
Full Time, Days
Pennington, NJ 08534
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Responsibilities:

  • Surveils activities to decrease healthcare-associated infections and improve patients' outcomes.
  • Reviews and exercises discretion and judgment when investigating trends, clusters, outbreaks and unusual events.
  • Identifies and tracks nosocomial infections.
  • Reports communicable diseases and outbreaks to regulatory agencies.
  • Provides consultation on epidemiology issues.
  • Performs medical record review to determine if variations from quality criteria exist and to determine if further peer review is required. 
  • Participates in data collection and analysis to facilitate effective quality outcomes.
  • Analyzes statistical reports and develops reports that identify compliance or areas for improvement.
  • Provides consultation, education and training to healthcare personnel.

Requirements:
  • 2 years of experience in acute care/hospital-based setting.
  • Flexibility to provide service at both hospital locations as needed.
  • Infection Prevention Practitioner RN requires BSN and NJ RN license.
  • Infection Prevention Practitioner (non-RN) requires 2+ years of IP experience and minimum of Associate's degree.
  • Commitment to complete CIC within 2 years.
  • Knowledge of infection control guidelines, OSHA, regulatory and CDC requirements.
  • Ability to multitask and ability to function in stressful and emergency situations.


Capital Health is the region's leader in advanced medicine with significant investments in advanced technologies and the best physicians. Comprising its two hospitals (Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton and the Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell) and the Capital Health - Hamilton outpatient facility, Capital Health is a growing accredited healthcare organization. Capital Health has also received Magnet® status for the fourth consecutive time in recognition of its quality patient care, innovations in professional nursing practice, and nursing excellence. Only 29 organizations in the country have received Magnet status four times and five of those organizations are in New Jersey. In addition, our nursing team received special recognition for excellence in stroke and outpatient emergency care.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
  • 403b savings and retirement program
  • Educational assistance program
  • Facility with $100 million in new renovations

Find out why our 4000+ employees have chosen Capital Health.

Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.

Learn more about us:
www.capitalhealth.org

Equal Opportunity Employer.