Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
INFECTION PREVENTION/EMPLOYEE HEALTHNURSE
La Rabida Children’s Hospital
Department: Employee Health/Infection Prevention
Status: Full-time - 100% Benefits
Shift: Monday – Friday
Who we are:
La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago. As an acute care specialty hospital, we focus on treating those with complex medical conditions, chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma. La Rabida is a place unlike any other. We understand the needs of families with children battling the most serious or complicated of conditions. With teams of the best healthcare providers in Chicago, we give continuous, comprehensive care, education and support, helping families face their unique obstacles head on.
La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. If you’re ready to work for an organization where caring is a way of life, you’ve come to the right place. Oh, and the lakefront views are spectacular too!
La Rabida is seeking an experienced Infection Control Nurse who will have the additional responsibility of Employee Health activities and related initiatives. This position requires knowledge of epidemiology, microbiology, infectious diseases, sterilization, vaccine and antibiotic usage and regulatory requirements relating to these specialties. This position will be responsible for recognizing, isolating and preventing healthcare-associated infections that impact patient outcomes and the safety of healthcare professionals. In addition, the position will be the hospitals primary resource on infection prevention and control matters as it pertains to the care of patients and employees.
What you will receive:
Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Accident Insurance
Retirement Plan - plan for your future and life after La Rabida with our tax deferred 403b plan which matches your bi-weekly contributions and has an additional annual contribution based on your W-2 earnings.
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - we make sure employees have the time they need to recharge and be the best versions of themselves!
What we need from you:
Master’s Degree preferred
4 years nursing experience
3 to 5 years’ experience in Infection Prevention and Control
Certification in Infection Prevention and Control would be a plus
Internal Number: 5502
About La Rabida Children's Hospital
Be a part of a culture and organization that’s dedicated to making children’s well-being THE number one priority.
At La Rabida, we approach each child and family with empathy to understand their circumstances and provide them with hope and care every step of the way. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. If you share a similar passion, we encourage you to join our team.