Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:
Infection Control Practitioner
Area: 370340 – Infection Surveillance
Shift: 40 hours per week (1.0) / Day shift, 8-hour shifts
The infection control practitioner works with the hospital epidemiologist, other members of the infection control program, hospital administration and staff to develop and implement the hospital-wide infection control program. Activities include investigation of infection problems and outbreaks, formulation of infection control policies and procedures, performance of ward and laboratory-based infection surveillance, identification and follow-up of significant pathogens (i.e., perform pulse-field gel electrophoresis), and education of hospital personnel.
Duties and Responsibilities
We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.
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