Plans, implements, and evaluates infection prevention and control measures.
Monitors and investigates known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control.
Reviews, analyzes, and implements regulations, standards, and/or guidelines of applicable governmental agencies and professional organizations.
Collaborates in the development and delivery of educational programs and/or tools that relate to infection prevention, control, and epidemiology.
Reports infection surveillance, prevention and control in formation to local, state and federal public health authorities in accordance with law and regulation.
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
Certification specializing in Infection Control credentialed from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC). Required within three years of employment in role.
Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing.
Bachelor's Level Degree
Bachelor’s degree in nursing, epidemiology, microbiology, medical technology, public health, or other healthcare science strongly preferred Master’s in public health, nursing or related healthcare science field preferred
One year of experience in the field of employee health, public health, and/or education preferred.
AMITA Health is an integrated health system encompassing nine hospitals and a network of more than 3,000 physicians. Embracing each person and family as one of our own, AMITA Health is committed to delivering the most efficient, highest quality care possible while respecting the faith traditions of all people.