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Providence Infection Preventionist I *1.0 FTE, Days* in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling an Infection Preventionist I ( Epidemiology , Days, 1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week) to Providence Health Care in Spokane, Washington (Stevens County, which includes Mount Carmel and St. Joseph's Hospital). We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applications that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern System

In this position you will:

  • Develop strong relationships with colleagues from key departments, including: Environmental Services, Emergency Preparedness, Pharmacy, Nursing Leadership, Surgery Leadership, Safety, Central Services, Quality, Medical Affairs, Facility Maintenance and Construction, Laboratory, Risk Management, Patient Safety, Linen Services, and Materials Management

  • Demonstrate understanding of high reliability principles through use of tools, tones, and behaviors that promote patient safety

  • Demonstrate understanding of regulatory and advisory guidelines through application

  • Utilize and synthesize scientific evidence for decision making and intervention planning

  • Effectively apply surveillance definitions and gather relevant surveillance data

  • Present infection prevention related data in an effective manner that is appropriate to the audience

  • Effectively navigate the electronic medical record and available surveillance software and tools

  • Effectively and efficiently manage daily operations of infection prevention responsibilities, including (but not limited to) surveillance, rounding, and consultation

  • Identify occurrences, reservoirs, incubation periods, periods of communicability, modes of transmission, signs and symptoms of susceptibility associated with disease


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Laboratory Science, Nursing, Public Health, or other health-related field

  • 3 years experience in Healthcare or public health

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Laboratory Science, Nursing, Public Health, or other health-related field

  • RN candidates must be currently licensed in the state in which they are applying.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Health Care has a commanding presence in Eastern Washington. We offer a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services for adults and children. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient- one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 290728