Providence Health & Services Infection Preventionist in Burbank, California


Providence is calling a Full Time, Day Shift Infection Preventionist to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Assist in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Infection Prevention Program. Supports the Quality Improvement and Epidemiology processes in order to enhance the quality and safety of patient care.

  • Assure the Infection Prevention Program reduces risks of acquiring and transmitting infections among patients, physicians, staff, volunteers, visitors and others.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Background in Nursing, healthcare administration or related field.

  • Two years experience in clinical health care including direct experience in performance improvement.

  • Experience with clinical databases and patient outcomes measurements.

  • Proficient in project management

  • Experience using desktop software (Excel, PowerPoint Access)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Registered Nurse

  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality or Infection Control

  • 1 year experience as an infection control prevention practitioner with knowledge of sterilization, sanitation, disinfection practices, and infection control standards.

  • Experience with information technology applications.

  • Experience in the tools and techniques of performance improvement.

  • Experience in statistical analysis, statistical packages and database management

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 197860