INFECTION PREVENTIONIST IIApply Job ID 54300 Job Type Full Time Shift Day Specialty Other Professional
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Assists with day to-day supervision of the Infection Prevention department and program.
Has significant prior experience in both infection prevention/control and a related field
(e.g. nursing, microbiology, epidemiology).
Demonstrates competence in CDC NHSN Hospital acquired infection surveillance and
Reporting requirements. Carries out collection, analysis, & reporting of data on infections.
Serves as a knowledgeable source of TJC, OSHA and CDC recommendations for infection prevention Will provide routine education and orientation to associates regarding topics associated with infection prevention as
requested to support the hospital-based infection prevention management team and to keep training and education
Materials current.Provides consultation regarding infection control matters
Demonstrates competence in sterilization and high level
Inspects inpatient areas as well as outpatient offices/clinics/facilities associated with
Cooper for regulatory standards in infection prevention and related employee safety with the
Participation in tracer activity as assigned. Reports all findings to the appropriate responsible entity.
Works closely with the Director/Hospital Epidemiologist/Infection Prevention Committee
to assist with the development of all infection prevention activities. Investigates clusters/outbreaks/increased rates of infections.
Investigates potential exposures to communicable diseases and communicates to all
with a need to know.
Reports designated diseases/data to NJDOH or other State agencies as required.
Applies Cooper core values.
Other duties as required
Scheduled Days / Hours: M-F; License (or Certification):CIC Required; Education:BACHELOR Preferred; Education:BSN Preferred
BSN (RN) , Medical Technologist (ASCP) or Bachelor’s in a healthcare related field. ( Advanced degree preferred, ie MPH, MD, NP, etc.)
2 years in an acute care hospital and One year in Infection Prevention
Required License/Certifications/ Registration:
Certified in Infection Prevention & Control (CIC) required
Excellent communication skills; excellent problem solving skills;