Infection Prevention Assistant
Job ID: R0038230 | Allied Health Specialist | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for assisting the Infection Prevention and Control department with data collection and associated tasks.
  • Performs routine tasks under the guidance of the Infection Prevention and Control Department.
  • Assists with data collection that supports Infection Prevention activities.
  • Performs data entry into computer systems.
  • Assists with environmental sampling.
  • Assists with special projects in support of Infection Prevention activities.
  • Completes hand hygiene observations.
  • Performs direct observation of patient care and support staff to evaluate the completion of proper hand hygiene.
  • Submits results of hand hygiene observation into computer systems.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $15.00 - $22.01 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: High school diploma or GED.
  • Experience: Working knowledge of Microsoft system and basic computing skills. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Licensure: None.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.



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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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