Registered Nurse - RN - Infection Control - Full Time Days
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.


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Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.

Improving the health of our community in all we do

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations.

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) offers a comprehensive benefits program, which provides flexibility for employees' diverse and changing needs. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, and 401K with match.

NGHS also offers tuition reimbursement for employees who are interested in advancing or continuing their education. We reimburse up to $5,500 per degree program, which is pro-rated for part-time employees.

At NGHS, health and well-being have always been cornerstones for our patients as well as our employees. That's why we offer valuable resources and programs to encourage and support a healthy lifestyle.

What does this mean for you? With NGHS' health and welfare benefits, you and your family have the opportunity to:

• Stay healthy with comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage

• Enjoy tax savings with flexible spending accounts and health savings account

• Experience the security and peace of mind with Disability, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage

This Infection Control Registered Nurse position is full time days.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm - 5 days/week

Location: NGMC Gainesville Infection Control

Job Summary:

Works under the direction of the Manager of Infection Prevention & Control as a member of the Infection Control team in the implementation of the Infection Prevention & Control Program. Contributes actively to the control, prevention and surveillance of infections throughout the health care system in an effort to maximize patient outcomes and improve the health of the communities we serve. This position will survey patients in the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to the National Healthcare Safety Network per CDC as outlined in policy and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice as an RN in Georgia
  • Bachelors Nursing Degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum experience: Three years general nursing, two or more years in Infection Prevention & Control preferred.
  • Certification in Infection Control (CIC) required within 3 years of employment. Must maintain certification.

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

NGHS: Opportunities start here.

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.



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