Responsibilities: 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.
Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum one year of RN experience.
Knowledge of microbiology, epidemiology, and/or infection prevention and control required.
Additional Qualifications: 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 2 years of employment.
Benefit Eligible: Yes Exemption Status: Exempt Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,947.20, based on a full-time position. Hours/Pay Period: 80
Recruiter: Marcia Edwards
Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 "Best Companies to Work For".
Site Description: 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 sixth 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.
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit worldwide leader in patient care, research and education. Working collaboratively and driven by patient needs, more than 55,000 dedicated professionals — across six states and in every medical and surgical specialty — provide solutions and hope to people from all walks of lifeWorking at Mayo Clinic is making a difference. It's providing the highest quality patient c...are by placing the needs of patients first. At Mayo Clinic, you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect — and most importantly, a life-changing career.