Johns Hopkins Medicine Infection Control Epidemiologist I in Baltimore, Maryland

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Infection Control Epidemiologist I

Requisition #: 172149

Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System,

Baltimore, MD

Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional

Work Shift: Day Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: No

Date Posted: July 18, 2018

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

The Infection Prevention Epidemiologist I assists the Hospital Epidemiologist and the Director of Operations of the Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control with the activities of the department to prevent the spread of infection within the Johns Hopkins Hospital and affiliated locations. Duties include planning, implementation and assessment of the infection prevention program by evaluating all policies, procedures, and practices relating to infection control, performing surveillance for outcomes and process measures and making recommendations to improve infection prevention within their areas of responsibility. He/she must utilize a knowledge of epidemiology, infectious diseases, modes of disease transmission and principles of infection control and prevention, cleaning, disinfection and sterilization, performance improvement and adult education. He/she is accountable to both the Hospital Epidemiologist and the Director of Operations of the Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control for meeting these responsibilities.

Full-time, Day Shift

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Work Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Pay Grade: CI

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree required. Degree in nursing, microbiology, epidemiology, public health or related field preferred.

Work experience in health care, public health, epidemiology, or microbiology preferred.

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