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Infection Control Practitioner - Future Opening

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Job Description

What makes Encompass Health careers different—and better:

 

Working at Encompass Health means being part of something special: A team that is passionate about making an impact on patients’ lives each day. Unlike the typical hospital setting, Encompass Health offers you the unique opportunity to walk alongside patients on their road to recovery from stroke, spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders, joint replacements, multiple trauma and cardiac/pulmonary conditions. As you help patients achieve goals and regain independence, you can form significant relationships with them and celebrate the successes they experience along the way.

 

Our culture of compassion and collaboration is founded on more than just the care we provide our patients; it is expressed in the values we live. We encourage and empower each employee to keep learning and growing by providing the resources to deliver a better way to care. At Encompass Health, you’ll find something decidedly different and more satisfying: A career that is challenging, inspiring and rewarding. Maximize your talent and join a team that is committed to setting the standard for better healthcare with this engaging opportunity:

 
Infection Control Practitioner

Future Opportunity

 

We are continually striving to attract and engage top talent. To ensure you don’t miss out on a future Infection Control Practitioner opportunity, we encourage you to submit your information TODAY and one of our recruiters will connect with you. We will keep you updated on future opportunities, any career events at our hospital, as well as how to apply when a position becomes available.

 

The Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) directs managerial functions of planning, organizing, coordinating, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the Infection Control Program. The ICP has the authority of the Medical Staff and Governing Body to take necessary steps to prevent and/or control the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents in the patient, staff, and visitor populations The Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) is responsible for the surveillance, analysis, and reporting of hospital acquired infections; educating employees about infection control; and the development of organizational infection control standards that meet state and federal regulatory and accrediting bodies, CDC, OSHA, and APIC guidelines.

 
License or Certification:
  • Current license or registration certification as a medical technologist or clinical laboratory scientist, physician or registered nurse, or 

  • A minimum of a baccalaureate degree in a healthcare field.

 

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

  • CIC Preferred

  • Training in infection control and/or epidemiology

  • 1 year experience in acute hospital infection control practice preferred 

 

Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one, including:

 
• Benefits that begin when you do.

• Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.

• Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.

• Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.

• Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.

• Flexible spending and health savings accounts.
 
About Us:
 

Helping patients regain hope and independence, Encompass Health is a national leader in post-acute care. We operate rehabilitation hospitals and offer home health and hospice care in 36 states as well as Puerto Rico. Following the Encompass Way, we are driven by our core values: We proudly set the standard, lead with empathy, do what’s right, focus on the positive, and remain stronger together.

 

Take this opportunity to provide us with your information today!

 

To learn more about us, please visit us online at encompasshealth.com

 
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Equal Opportunity Employer

 



Address: 1165 Sanders Road, Cumming 30041
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2019015