Jan 06, 2020
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Cottage Health seeks experienced
Infection Control Practitioner to assist with data collection, education and
research activities. Performs surveillance activities and applies an
epidemiological approach to problem solving. Abstracts clinical data from
various internal documentation sources and enters data into internal and
external databases. Utilizes externally defined criteria/algorithms to
determine healthcare-associated infection. Uses sound nursing judgment and
ensures accurate and timely data entry required to meet reporting deadlines.
Able to perform analysis and meaningful presentation of data. Participate in
process improvement teams as directed.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing with current certification or degree in
microbiology or other related professions. Must have had didactic course work
in infection control, including either the CDC or APIC course.
Current CA Registered Nurse license with the requirement to obtain
certification in Infection Control within 1 or 2 years depending upon
experience in the field. Certification in Infection Control preferred. Minimum
of two years' experience in Infection Control required.
We offer an excellent compensation package that includes above-market salaries,
premium medical benefits, optimal staffing ratio and a good life/work balance.