HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Infection Preventionist in Bradenton, Florida
The Infection Preventionist coordinates the hospital’s Infection Control/Employee Health program in compliance with the established policies, procedures and standards of care. Provides surveillance and education relative to the prevention, detection, identification and control of infectious/communicable diseases within the hospital.
A 383-bed tertiary hospital serving Manatee county communities since 1973, Blake’s specialty programs include a Level II Trauma Center and one of only six Burn Centers in Florida. In 2018, Blake treated close to 100,000 patients, with services including cardiovascular surgery with TAVR, complex hand repair, cancer care, joint replacement, back surgery and rehabilitation.
Blake is located in Bradenton, on the southern tip of Tampa Bay and adjacent to some of Florida’s most popular beaches including Bradenton Beach and Anna Maria Island. In addition to great fishing, dining, golfing and beautiful sunsets, the area boasts one of the largest discount shopping outlets in nearby Ellenton.
Blake is an accredited Advanced Primary Stroke Center and boasts several Joint Commission disease specific certifications including AMI, Hip, Knee, Sepsis and Stroke. The hospital is also accredited as a Community Cancer Program (CoC) and Inpatient Rehabilitation Center (CARF). In 2017, the hospital welcomed its inaugural class of Internal Medicine residents, becoming HCA West Florida’s seventh hospital sponsoring GME.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, student loan repayment, and tuition reimbursement. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
At HCA Healthcare, we are all caregivers. Our people making a difference for our patients is at the foundation of all that we do. For over 50 years, HCA Healthcare has been committed to our patients and to our employees. Here, we are all caregivers.
Education: RN, BSN, BS Medical Technologist, or a Candidate with a Master's in Public Health or Epidemiology.
Experience: Two years previous experience in Infection Prevention preferred, or 3-5 years clinical nursing practice as a registered nurse, or medical technologist in Microbiology, Public health or Epidemiology
Licensure: Current Florida State Registered Nurse license or Medical Technologist only required for RNs and Medical Technologist. Candidates with a Master’s in Public Health are not required to be licensed
Training: Certification in Infection Control preferred, required to obtain certification in Infection Control within 2 years after hire
Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators
Title: Infection Preventionist
Location: Florida-Bradenton-Blake Medical Center - Bradenton
Requisition ID: 00309-11573