Infection Control Coordinator/Specialist (17.5 hours per week)
The Rockefeller University
Location: New York, New York
Type: Part Time
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Internal Number: IRC26283
The Rockefeller University, the world’s premiere research university, seeks an Infection Control Coordinator to join our Hospital Medical Direction team.
The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research University. Our groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. We share a singular commitment to advancing science for the benefit of humanity. Our collaborative culture drives each of us to achieve a higher level, fueling the breakthroughs for which we are known.
The Rockefeller University Hospital is funded by the National Institutes of Health and has 20 patient beds for clinical research. The Hospital provides researchers with an opportunity to conduct clinical studies, and offers both normal volunteers and people with diseases under study the opportunity to stay in the hospital and help to contribute to important advances in science. The Hospital has an inpatient unit as well as an outpatient center where prospective patients are screened and many outpatient studies are conducted. The Hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with professional nurses and has nutritional research, social work, art and recreation departments, and a radiology suite as well as its own research pharmacy. Our staff hospitalist and on-call physicians provide additional medical support to the clinical research teams.
For more information, please see the hospital web site at: http://www.rucares.org/
Note: This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.
Oversee the infection control program in a unique hospital environment
Work across hospital departments to develop infection control policies and practices
Provide training to all staff, including custodial staff; and assist in compliance with Department of Health regulations, and standards relevant to sterile processing, food preparation and environment of care
Responsible for staffing the Infection Control subcommittee of the Medical Staff
You Have/You Are:
A Bachelor’s degree; Master's degree a plus
Educational emphasis in nursing
Several years of direct experience in hospital infection control
An APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) certification is highly desired
Highly competent in Word, Excel, and web-based applications and information sources
Self-directed with excellent communication skills, attentive to detail, and experience in public speaking a plus
Available to work 17.5 hours per week
TO BE CONSIDERED: Please click the following link and apply for the position using the keyword: IRC26283
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans
Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research University. Our groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. We share a singular commitment to advancing science for the benefit of humanity. Our collaborative culture drives each of us to achieve a higher level, fueling the breakthroughs for which we are known.