Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) oversees Marshfield Clinic and other subsidiaries, including Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., Marshfield Clinic Information Services, Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls and Lakeview Medical Center in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Marshfield Clinic, with more than 60 locations in Wisconsin, serves patients through accessible, high quality health care, research and education; with more than 750 physician specialists in over 80 specialties and subspecialties and more than 6,800 employees.
The Infection Preventionist assists leadership in the promotion and application of measures to prevent and/or control infections among patients, visitors, contractors, and employees. This individual will facilitate compliance with the many regulatory agencies with oversight to healthcare facilities. This individual will observe, evaluate, educate, and implement Infection Prevention practices and activities. The Infection Preventionist will identify and pursue additional Infection Prevention opportunities to meet Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) strategic goals and objectives. The position is accountable for ongoing Infection Prevention practices for designated facilities, executing the components of the Infection Prevention Specialty and may require travel.
Marshfield Clinic Health System is committed to enriching the lives of others through accessible, affordable compassionate healthcare. Successful applicants will listen, serve and put the needs of patients and customers first.
Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology, Microbiology, Public Health or related field.
State of Wisconsin Registered Nurse license as applicable.
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) awarded by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology preferred upon hire.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Power Point.
3 years of experience in an acute care setting to include:
Identification of infectious disease programs
Surveillance and epidemiologic investigation
Prevention and controlling transmission of infectious agents.
Prefer four years of experience working as an Infection Preventionist within an infection prevention program
Prefer experience with NHSN database in an acute hospital setting
Working at Marshfield Clinic, you will enjoy the following benefits:
Low cost of living within clean, safe environments
Stable communities and short commutes
Outstanding schools and affordable housing
Plenty of recreational activities for all four seasons
Easy access to Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee or Minneapolis/St. Paul
Marshfield Clinic, 1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449
Marshfield Clinic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) oversees Marshfield Clinic and other subsidiaries, including Security Health Plan of Wisconsin, Inc., Marshfield Clinic Information Services, Flambeau Hospital in Park Falls and Lakeview Medical Center in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. Marshfield Clinic, with more than 50 locations in Wisconsin, serves patients through accessible, high quality health care, research an...d education; with more than 700 physician specialists in over 80 specialties and subspecialties and more than 6,500 employees.