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Infection Preventionist

Req #: 14149
Entity: Asante Corporate
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Infection Prevention
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 1.000000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $39.91 - $54.88 depending on qualifications

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Infection Preventionist

Additional Position Details: FTE: 1.000000 | Full Time | 1st Shift - Days

Position Summary

The clinical Infection Preventionist performs the infection prevention and control functions of surveillance, data collection, analysis of data, dissemination of results, education, policy development, and consultation. Also monitors compliance with mandates of accrediting and regulatory agencies related to practices associated with the prevention and control of healthcare associated infections. May function independently and/or in collaboration with leadership.



  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field, or equivalent in education and experience, is required


  • Minimum of 1 year infection control experience - OR - 3 years of acute care experience is required.


One of the following is required:

  • RN: Registered Nurse licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN).
  • MLS: Medical Laboratory Scientist (AKA Medical Technologist) with experience in infection control.
  • Applicable degree in related field (e.g. Public Health, Epidemiology, Microbiology) with experience in infection control accepted in lieu of RN or MLS.

Preferred Certifications

  • CIC: Certification Infection Control
  • Green or Black Belt Lean Six Sigma
  • PMP: Project Management Professional

What We Offer

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive Total Rewards package including medical, dental, vision, and wellness; retirement plan with up to a 6% employer contribution; and a generous paid time off policy that increases with years of service
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of service

Why Asante

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. For more on our story and award-winning health care, click HERE.

More About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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