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Children''s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics Infection Preventionist-Licensed in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Responsibilities:

Utilizing the annual hospital-wide infection prevention & control program which includes infection surveillance, prevention and control activities, surveillance data analysis, guiding prevention and follow-up activities, evaluating the effectiveness of interventions, and providing infection control education for hospital personnel manages the education and practices changes needed for leaders/individual staff for units assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree and 3-5 years’ experience with nursing in Infectious Diseases OR

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field and 1-2 years’ experience

  • RNs who reside in Kansas hold a Kansas Multi State (Compact) License, required upon hire

  • RNs who reside in Missouri hold a Missouri Multi-State (Compact) License, required upon hire

  • Refer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications, required upon hire

  • Certification Board in Infection Control (CIC), required within 1 Year

  • ANA Specialty certification, preferred

  • Software Application Skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) PC skills

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