Infection Surveillance Officer PTR

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Ensures that infection control guidelines for all departments are current and appropriate
  • Ensures that JCAHO mandated Infection Control manual is complete and current
  • Conducts ongoing infection control inservice education programs for all departments
  • Prepares and delivers specific infection control lectures as needed
  • Participates in Infection Control Committee Meetings by presenting data collected throughout surveillance periods
  • Conducts National Nosocomial Infection Surveillance (NNIS) for nosocomial infections
  • Knows CDC Guidelines (NNIS) of Nosocomial Infections


  • Education Requirements:

    Applicable work experience may be considered in lieu of educational requirements.
    Basic knowledge of infectious diseases, microbiology.
    BA/BS in microbiology, public health or nursing, an advanced degree is preferable.

    Experience Requirements: 

    Previous Infection Control Experience. 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


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