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Infection Control Preventionist Registered Nurse-Sign on Bonus- PT 24 Hours a Week- Days 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - (15877)

Universal Health Services


Location:
AUBURN HILLS, MI
Date:
01/19/2018
2018-01-192018-02-17
Job Code:
15877
Universal Health Services
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Infection Control Preventionist Registered Nurse-Sign on Bonus- PT 24 Hours a Week- Days 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - (15877)

Facility Name
Havenwyck Hospital
Location
AUBURN HILLS, MI 48326 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Nursing Management
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

 

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

 

Havenwyck Hospital is a 243 bed, Joint Commission accredited and licensed psychiatric and substance abuse facility overlooking Lake Galloway in Auburn Hills, Michigan. We specialize in providing behavioral health and substance abuse services to children, adolescents, and adults.Havenwyck Hospital is seeking a dynamic and talented Infection Control Preventionist to join our team of compassionate and dedicated clinical professionals. 

 

The Infection Control Preventionist initiates and implements Infection Control Standards throughout the hospital and has input into the scope of the Employee Health Program. Duties include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Working under the direction of the Chief Nursing Officer, he/she will implement an effective Infection Control Program
  • Acts as a liaison between the Infection Control Committee and all other departments in the Hospital.
  • Creates yearly infection control plan for the hospital analyzing progress towards goals and identifying new potential areas of risk. 
  • Conducts infection control rounds and maintains PPE equipment as instructed. 
  • Conducts orientation and in-service education programs for personnel on prevention and control of infections.
  • Prepares a monthly report of statistical data for the Infection Control Committee and distributes to the Chief Nursing Officer and Executive and Medical Staff Committees.
  • Reports to the County Health Department any reportable diseases, and works with the Health Department in complying with any problems related to the outbreak and control of communicable diseases.
  • Makes rounds to patient care units and assists where appropriate in resolving problems and concerns.
  • Participates in the formulation and revision of hospital policies and/or procedures dealing with infection control.
  • Exercises authority in putting into action such control measures as isolation and corrective actions when any severe breaks in technique occur which require prompt remedial action.
  • Acts as a consultant to nursing and medical staff concerning Infection Control of Employee Health matters.
  • Performs Performance Improvement Functions for the Infection Control Program.  Reports Performance Improvement activities to the PI Coordinator and to the Hospital wide PIC.
  • Prepares the agenda for and participates in all Infection Control Committee meetings.
  • Participates in assigned committees.
  • Attends hospital mandatory training/in-services as required.
  • Follows hospital expectations regarding Time and Attendance.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

A $4,000.00 sign on bonus available for qualified newly hired candidates. A 24-month commitment is required.

Job Requirements

 

  • Associate degree from an accredited School of Nursing required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Current and valid nursing license in the State of Michigan required.
  • Additional educational preparation is desirable in the areas of Epidemiology.
  • Certification as a BLS CPR instructor preferred.
  • A minimum of four years medical-surgical nursing experience preferred. One year experience in Infection Control is desirable, but not essential.
  • Employees must be in good standing (employment/corrective action history, evaluation, etc.) to be considered for internal transfers. 
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This opportunity provides the following:

  • *UHS is Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

 

A $4,000.00 sign on bonus available for qualified newly hired candidates. A 24-month commitment is required.

 

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

 

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position.

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