Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider, recognized in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report which named Inova Fairfax Hospital, the #1 hospital in the Washington, DC region. All five of Inova's hospitals hold five-star rankings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare - every time, every touch - to each person in every community, we have the privilege to serve.
The Infection Preventionist is responsible for implementing and maintaining the multiple facets of the Infection Control Program. Continuously seek to maintain integrity and a highest degree of competency in the area of infection prevention and control and epidemiology. Use an epidemiologic approach to conducting infection surveillance and analysis to monitor the effectiveness of prevention and control strategies that are consistent with the organization's goals and objectives. Act as a subject matter expert and consultant to customers including patients, staff, physicians, and departmental personnel to improve infection prevention within the organization Conducts other infection prevention and prevention and control activities as needed.
Relocation assistance is available.
Benefits: * Medical, dental, and vision insurance * Competitive paid time off (PTO) accruals with seven annual holidays in addition to your PTO * Competitive 401k match * Educational assistance
MUST have paid work experience working with controlling the spread of infection. IND6
Inova hospitals were once again awarded 'A' grades for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work.
Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
Strict PPE requirements for all staff and visitors
All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines
M asks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors
New safety wayfinding and social distancing signage is installed everywhere
Waiting rooms and registration areas are arranged for social distancing
We deep-clean our facilities nightly; we wipe surfaces and sanitize throughout the day
Hand sanitizer is available everywhere at all times
All team members are required to practice frequent hand washing
Patients with symptoms are immediately directed to separate exam rooms
Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
Inova operates drive-through Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
Internal Number: 58260BR
About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.