Johns Hopkins Medicine Sr. Infection Control Epidemiologist in Baltimore, Maryland

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Sr. Infection Control Epidemiologist

Requisition #: 172157

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 13, 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 Control Epidemiologist assists the Associate Director of the Department of Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control and the Hospital Epidemiologist in developing a plan the infection control program for the hospital. The Infection Control Epidemiologist has the major task for implementing this program in their area of responsibility. This employee is continuously evaluating all policies, procedures, and practices relating to infection control within the institution to assure optimum protection for all patients, visitors, and employees. He/she must utilize an advanced knowledge of epidemiology, infectious diseases, sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices, modes of disease transmission and specific principles of infection control and prevention at the hospital. He/she is accountable to both the Hospital Epidemiologist and the Associate Director 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, East Baltimore Campus

Pay Grade: CO

Bachelor's degree required in a related field. Master's degree in Public Health or a related discipline preferred.

Requires a minimum of 3 years of infection prevention experience. Additional years of infection prevention or related work experience preferred. Related experience includes: Nursing, Microbiology, Epidemiology, or Public Health.

Certification in Infection Control (CIC) required.

"Johns Hopkins Hospital is a Smoke Free Campus"

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.