Bayfront Health Brooksville
Location Brooksville, FL (Bayfront Health Brooksville)
Department Infection Control
About Bayfront Health Spring Hill
Bayfront Health Spring Hill is an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital and Joint Commission accredited acute care facility with 124 beds located in beautiful and charming Spring Hill Florida. Celebrating over 25 years of care to the community, the care team is comprised of 400 associates, 100 volunteers, and over 200 highly-trained physicians providing care in 30 specialties. Bayfront Health Spring Hill features the only neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Hernando County.
Bayfront Spring Hill is located on Florida's Nature Coast, which offers beaches, fishing, boating, bird watching and hiking. Join us and see why we're excited to offer a friendly, family-like culture.
About Bayfront Health Brooksville
We are a 120-bed Joint Commission accredited acute care facility located in beautiful and charming Brooksville, Florida. With over 86 years of experience and success, our hospital has continually grown to serve the needs of our community and surrounding areas. With over 30 specialties and subspecialties of medicine, we are committed to providing the care and services to keep us at the forefront of healthcare.
Bayfront Health Brooksville has gone above and beyond to change the healthcare experience for both our patients and employees. Start your new job search here and join one of the best places to work!
The Infection Control Practitioner (ICP) is a professional who is responsible for ensuring compliance with state, federal and The Joint Commission standards relating to infection prevention and control. The ICP is responsible for the planning, development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of the system infection control program. The ICP collaborates with and acts as a consultant to hospital staff and leaders in the prevention, identification, monitoring, and control of the spread of infection. The ICP participates in surveillance, data collection and analysis, data presentation, improvement teams, policy review, and staff education across the system. Advises, implements, and evaluates measures necessary to prevent the spread of infection within the hospital and community. Reports to the System Chief Quality Officer.
Education: Graduate with a Bachelor Degree in nursing, medical technology, microbiology, or epidemiology.
Experience: Qualified professional with a minimum of 5 years of hospital infection control experience. Knowledge and training in infection surveillance, prevention and control functions, epidemiological principles, infectious diseases, sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection practices. Experience in policy development/review, staff education, communication, and infection control program administration.
Licenses/Certifications: Current State of FL RN license or Certification in Infection Control (CIC); BLS certification also required.