Infection Preventionist IP

A new and exciting opportunity has just opened up in South Texas for an Infection Preventionist IP. Join this strong health system, and be part of an amazing Infection Control team.

This 200+ bed Acute Care Hospital has built a strong reputation in South Texas for excellent patient care and outstanding services. The Infection Preventionist will join a hospital that offers a full array of services including General Surgery, Emergency, Cardiology, Women’s Health, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, and more. It is accredited for Chest Pain with Primary PCI and has a Stroke Center, as well as a Trauma Center. This hospital has received the Stroke GOLD PLUS Performance Achievement Award. The facility that has been a staple of the community for years, and the incoming Infection Preventionist will play a large role in keeping it that way.

The Infection Preventionist IP reports to the Director of Performance Improvement and the Infection Control Committee and is supported by a wonderful team of Infection Control Practitioners. This person develops and implements guidelines regarding detection, prevention, and control of infectious diseases. The Infection Preventionist will assist in implementing the Hospital-Wide Infection Prevention Program and work with the Occupational Health Nurse with regards to the Employee Health Program. This person will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with doctors, nurses, healthcare leaders, and infection control experts. 

Nurses, Medical Technologists, and Microbiologists will be considered, and Certification in Infection Control (CIC) is preferred. 

South Texas is known for its natural wonders and eye-catching beauty. Take an overnight or three day trip to Santa Elena Canyon Rio Grande and enjoy its majestic scenic views. Paddle into the Canyon for a closer look. Enjoy the Natural Bridge Caverns, the breathtaking 180 foot-below-the-ground wonder. For a fun day at the beach, go to South Padre Island known as the crown jewel of Texas beachfronts with its white sands and emerald waters. South Texas has phenomenal food. Enjoy freshly caught shrimp, snapper, or oysters at Louie’s Backyard at South Padre Island or Pier 99 in Corpus  Christi. Pier 99 offers some of the finest seafood in town. Fall in love with the delicious cuisine at Rio Grande Valley with tamales, street style tacos, margaritas, and more. The Infection Preventionist will find small town charm, beautiful housing, and a great place to raise kids in South Texas.

This hospital will compensate the Infection Control Manager IP competitively and offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes health insurance, paid time off, sick leave, and more.