Infection Preventionist in West Reading, Pennsylvania | Careers at TRHMC

Requisition ID 2021-37199
Hospital TRHMC
Shift Day
Department Epidemiology
Category Allied Health
Hours per Pay Period 80
# of Openings 4
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Work Schedule M-F 0800-1700

The Infection Preventionist (IP) helps to prevent healthcare associated infections by isolating sources of infections and limiting their spread. The IP is responsible for surveillance, rounding, analyzing, interpreting and the reporting of healthcare associated infections. The IP supports the development of evidence-based organizational infection prevention policies/standards that meet state, federal, regulatory and accrediting agencies standards. The IP trains healthcare members in infection prevention. The IP is a leader in infection prevention and serves as a resource, educator, researcher and proponent of change in order to influence infection prevention improvement to provide quality health care within the organization. The IP reports to the System Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention.




Education Requirements

  • 4 year/Bachelor's Degree or combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of a degree.


  • Relevant Experience

Certification and Licensure

  • ASCP Registration or Registered Nurse License

Required Skills

  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • General Clerical Skills
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Multi Line Telephone Operational Skills
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