Infection Preventionist

The Infection Preventionist is responsible for the Infection Control Program, performing a variety of assigned infection control duties including, but not limited to:  surveillance, inspection, case finding, reporting, analysis, implementing control measures, evaluating, educating and making recommendations to Administration.  In addition, the Infection Preventionist is available to all employees and volunteers, proving infection control information and education to them.  The Infection Preventionist has the clinical authority over the Infection Control Program.

Key Benefits of this Position:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Associates degree, required.  Bachelors preferred.


Five years nursing experience, required.


  • New York State Licensed Registered Nurse, required.

  • Certification in Infection Control (CIC), preferred.


  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, demonstrate strong initiative and ability to multi-task at a rapid pace with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Strong time-management and organizational skills are required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to maintain confidentiality are essential.

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to, Excel, Word, and Power Point.

  • Ability to build rapport quickly, develop trust, sustain working relationships, and represent Cobleskill Regional Hospital positively in internal and external meetings is required.

Physical Requirements

  • General office environment with significant computer time, however, routine standing and walking is required.

  • Occasionally push, pull and lift objects/equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

For confidential consideration, please contact:

Please complete and submit an Employment Application, along with a copy of your most recent resume and cover letter that states your position of interest and salary requirements to

Posted:  11/20/2017,  Updated:  12/7/2017

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