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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Infection Prevention Practitioner in Savannah, Georgia

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Do you have the career opportunities as an Infection Prevention Practitioner that you want in your current role?We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. AtMemorial Health Savannahwe offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our uniquebenefitswe offer include:

  • o Student Loan Repayment o Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs o Paid Personal Leave o 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) o Identity Theft Protection discounts o Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options o Adoption Assistance o Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as an*Infection Prevention Practitioner *where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

We areseeking an*Infection Prevention Practitioner *for our practice who provides clinical expertise to ensure all patients receive high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now.

What you will do in this role: * You will be responsible for identifying, investigating, monitoring, and reporting healthcare-associated infections. * You will collaborate with teams and individuals to create infection prevention strategies, provide feedback, and sustain infection prevention strategies. * You will assist with the development, implementation, and evaluation as directed for the organizational infection prevention program. * You will assist with the annual surveillance plan based on the population(s) served, services provided, and analysis of surveillance data. * You will develop basic knowledge and apply epidemiologic principles to conduct surveillance and investigations. * You will assist with implementation of infection prevention and control policies and protocols. * You will learn and help develop and interpret these policies to key stakeholders * You will communicate infection prevention and control information and data to various committees and healthcare workers across the organization as assigned.

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing, public health, epidemiology, clinical laboratory science, medical technology or related field required
  • Certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology highly preferred
  • 2 years of hospital acute care experience required In 2018,Memorial Health University Medical Centeraffiliated with HCA Healthcare (South Atlantic Division),one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. HCA Healthcare has formed its mission and values to be patient-centered and for the good of all people, no matter the circumstance: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.HCA has been continually named a /World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute/since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. Memorial Health University Medical Center(MHUMC) is a 640 bed hospital in the beautiful, southern city of Savannah, Georgia. The facility opened its doors in 1955 and has evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region employing over 3,500 colleagues. Memorial Health University Medical Centerserves as a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, the region's only Children's Hospital and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine. We proudly serve 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. Memorial Health University Medical Centeris always looking to grow and further advance in the healthcare industry, earning local, regional, national recognition of excellence. MHUMC uses its vast clinical knowledge, innovative operating strategies, scale and stability to transform healthcare and help our community thrive. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will not only serve our current patients but also change the future of medicine.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Infection Prevention Practitioner opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: *Infection Prevention Practitioner *

Location: Georgia-Savannah-Memorial Health UMC Savannah

Requisition ID: 26960-13847

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