Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 154937-1A
Date Posted: May 9, 2019
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
Position Summary: Under general supervision, responsible for infection prevention and control functions of surveillance for specific nosocomial infectious diseases; reporting of cases involving the possible spread of infection; outbreak investigation; analysis and interpretation of data concerning epidemiologic investigations; institution of control measures; and program evaluation.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Commonwealth of Massachusetts or a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, biological science, or related area, or equivalency; ASCP registration is required. Certification in infection control from the Certification Board of Infection Control.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
• Display proficiency in computer and software skills
• Uses information management systems for data entry and retrieval, data collection and organization, data analysis and interpretation
Experience: 5 years of experience in hospital infection control preferred
40 - DAYS
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.