Mayo Clinic RN - Infection Prevention Coordinator in Phoenix, Arizona
Why Mayo Clinic
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The Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Nurse is responsible for a variety of activities aimed at reducing the risk of infection transmission to patients, visitors and employees. IPAC implements activities which include: Collection and analysis of infection data. Development and review of policies. Consultation on infection risk assessment, prevention, and control strategies. Education efforts directed at interventions to reduce infection risks. Implementation of changes mandated by regulatory, accrediting, and licensing agencies. Application of epidemiological principles, including activities directed at improving patient outcomes. The nurse supports activities that include participation on committees, work projects and research. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice, ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses and the Association for Professional in Infection Control and Epidemiology provide the basis for practice.
Baccalaureate or Master’s degree in Nursing,required. Masters degree preferred.
Minimum one year of RN experience.
Knowledge of microbiology, epidemiology, and/or infection prevention and control required.
Acute care experience within the last 2 years preferred.
Adapts to unpredictable situations related to infection prevention and control.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Works flexible hours that may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends.
Strong computer skills required.
License or certification
Current Arizona registered nurse licensure required
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) preferred on hire and required within 3 years of employment.
Exemption status Exempt
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $39.88 per hour.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Full Time
Hours / Pay period 80
Schedule details Monday through Friday 8-5
Weekend schedule Occasionally required to be available on weekends by phone
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Job posting number 150915BR
Recruiter Oscar Chavez
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