Infection Preventionalist Registered Nurse (RN)/Nurse Educator - FT - (CIC Certification) in Wesley Chapel, FL at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/29/2020

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Come join our team as a Infection Preventionalist Registered Nurse (RN)/Nurse Educator at North Tampa Behavioral Health!  If you are passionate and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those in need through compassionate therapeutic practices, this position is right for you!

North Tampa Behavioral Health is the leading treatment program for individuals suffering with mental health & substance abuse issues. Our expert staff restore hope and provide lasting recovery to adults in the great Tampa area, through holistic care and comprehensive inpatient & outpatient programs, including a separate inpatient program for senior adults. Our inpatient program also features specialized tracks for co-occurring disorders and chemical dependency. North Tampa Behavioral Health is conveniently located less the 20 miles from downtown Tampa, Florida, in beautiful Wesley Chapel, right off I-75 on SR-56. Our employees describe working at North Tampa Behavioral Health as “being part of a family”, “ability to make a real difference in a person’s life”, “warm and welcoming”, “providing service to those in need”. Our employees feel they make a difference in each patient they treat. Learn more at

We currently have an opening for a Full time, Infection Preventionalist Registered Nurse (RN)/Nurse Educator, to join our team of caring professionals.

Purpose of position:  Coordinate and lead the facility’s infection prevention and control program. Responsible for determining, preventing and containing infectious outbreaks within the facility, and develop and coordinate continuing nursing in-service education programs 

At North Tampa Behavioral Health, we offer competitive compensation, benefits and regular opportunities for development and advancement.

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelors in Nursing , Masters preferred.

Experience:  3 years clinical experience combined with teaching experience; working knowledge of agents which cause disease, reservoir, knowledge of spectrum of disease, disease carriers, modes of transportation, host factors that enhance susceptibility, colonization of infection and approach to control infection.  must have knowledge of basic principles of epidemiology and the infectious disease process; Joint Commission, OSHA, CMS and AHCA knowledge is required.

Licensures/Certification: Florida Registered Nurse (RN) licensure, CIC Certification, current CPR certification and Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification (will provide training for CPI).  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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