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Infection Preventionist

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At HCA Florida Northside Hospital we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a(an) Infection Preventionist and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.BenefitsHCA Florida Northside Hospital offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our Infection Preventionist opening and continue to learn!Job Summary and Qualifications
    Responsibilities include:*You will assess, reassess, develop, and implement the Infection Control/Employee Health Plan in accordance with regulatory agencies and all federal and state requirements.*You will assess employees and their environment for injury, illness, and risk then implement appropriate safety precautions and follow up procedures.*You will assess patients for risk of transmission or exposure to infection and you will implement appropriate safety precautions and follow up procedures.*Utilizing and integrating all available pertinent data in developing Infection Control/Employee Health Plan you will help meets the needs of all customers.*You will interpret data to determine when patients or employees are at acute risk for infection and takes appropriate measures including notifying physician and/or Department Director.*You will prioritize patient/health care worker's needs based on assessment/reassessment findings relating to the prevention or spread of disease.Qualifications
    *Licensed as a Registered Nurse or Medical Tech in this state*BSN, BS Medical Technologist, or Master's in Public Health or Epidemiology preferred*Minimum 2 year acute care experience with a solid understanding of hemodynamics*BLS through the American Heart AssociationThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Northside Hospital is a 280+ bed facility offering state-of-the-art treatment. We are located in the heart of South Pinellas County. We're minutes from the pristine Gulf Coast beaches and downtown St. Petersburg, FL. Our facility offers a full range of services. These include interventional stroke care, and spine care. These also include orthopedics, 24-hour emergency services, cardiac care and general surgery. We are the first nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center in Pinellas County. Northside Hospital is proud of our recognition as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI. We are an American College of Radiology Accredited facility. We are a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. The Tampa Bay Heart Institute at Northside Hospital is a comprehensive cardiac care center. Our heart program is widely known for introducing new procedures. The team at Northside Hospital continues to expand its services. We strive to give the St. Petersburg community a healthier tomorrow. HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for ten consecutive years (2010-2019). In 2019, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our Infection Preventionist opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities 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.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, St. Petersburg , Infection Preventionist, Other , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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