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Infection Prevention Analyst - ILL000073

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: M-F 8-5
Location: 1420 W Pioneer Pkwy, Peoria, IL, United States

1420 W Pioneer Pkwy, Peoria, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Infection Prevention Analyst is responsible for monitoring, investigating and reporting infection-related information across the Ministry.  This individual will investigate potential infections and notify the appropriate Infection Prevention Entity personnel of confirmed or suspected infections within two business days of identification.  This individual will also work closely with the Director of Infection Prevention and serve as a resource to the Infection Preventionists at the individual entities by  providing subject matter expertise, mentoring and assistance as requested.

 

This individual will be responsible for timely and accurate reporting of infection information to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and will serve as a subject matter expert in the infection definition and reporting requirements.  Reporting responsibilities include gathering information, conducting analytical studies and summarizing surveillance data and findings for various internal and external reporting needs.  This individual will also serve as a member of the Ministry Infection Prevention Leadership Council and participate in the development, review and management of Infection Prevention and Control policies/procedures and the annual Infection Prevention and Control plan.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Microbiology or related science

 

Current state license registration as an MT, MLT, CLS or RN

 

Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC)

 

3 years Infection Prevention experience

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Master’s Degree in Nursing, Education, Epidemiology or related field

 

 

 

Experience with NHSN reporting and the Epic ICON module

 

  

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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