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We are working with a teaching/ acute care hospital in northern Virginia which has approx. 900 beds to locate an Infection Preventionist. There are two other new add on roles at facilities in the Arlington and Herndon region.

Candidates must have good tenure and Infection Control/Prevention experience and leadership experience. Out of state and in state candidates will be accepted. NO Sponsorship opportunities are available at this time.

Why is our client a great place to consider working? Our client facility has been awarded an "A" from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. This designation recognizes their efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.

The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Safety Grade assigns grades to hospitals across the country based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms among patients in their care.

*Good to know if you are looking to step into a role with a successful track record in preventing infections!

Here is what we are looking for in a qualified candidate:

· Requires a current RN license with BSN preferred, OR Masters in Public Health (MPH), OR certified medical technologist, OR a bachelor's degree in microbiology or epidemiology.
· Must be involved in creating infection prevention control programs
· 2-3 years clinical experience in a hospital setting or disease surveillance experience in a public health setting.

· Certification in Infection Control (CIC), HOWEVER, if you do not have this, it MUST be obtained within 2 years of hire.
· Training: MT(ASCP) Registry

It is Preferred and a PLUS if you have the following:

· Association for Practitioners in Infection Control (APIC) training course or equivalent desired.

· Computer skills, research and basic statistical is preferred.

Salary is based on years of experience and starts at $ 84,000 and goes to around 112K and higher for a highly qualified candidate with more than 10 years of experience. RELOCATION OFFERED.

Our client offers excellent benefits! Some of which include the following:

· You are eligible for medical, dental and vision coverage after 30 days

· You are 100 percent vested in matching contributions after 3 years. Our client matches 100 percent of the first 5 percent you elect to contribute. A Roth 401(k) feature is also available

· Flexible paid time off for personal time, holidays, vacation and incidental sick leave. Accrual earned based on length of service and actual hours worked. Accrual begins upon employment; use after 30 days of employment for qualified events.

· Educational assistance eligibility after 180 days of employment: Maximum assistance of $3,000 per year ($5,250 for BSN/MSN degrees). Award will be granted based on budgeted hours worked per week

· Free parking

SALARY IS BASED ON YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Job Requirements

Requires a current RN license with BSN preferred, OR Masters in Public Health (MPH), OR certified medical technologist, OR a bachelor's degree in microbiology or epidemiology.
· Must be involved in creating infection prevention control programs
· 2-3 years clinical experience in a hospital setting or disease surveillance experience in a public health setting.

Location

Alexandria, Virginia

Employment Type

Permanent

Compensation

84K - 112K per year

Employer

Crescent City Recruitment Group

Date Posted

Aug 5th, 2019

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