Infection Prevention RN

April 15, 2024

Job Description


Full-time: Infection Prevention RN

Sign on Bonus Available!

Join Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery’s outstanding clinical team!

As a leader in spinal and joint replacement surgery, we are proud of what we’ve achieved, and we believe that it’s our employees who have made that success possible. We strive to take good care of our employees, and we are always looking for exceptional talent. If you’re looking for an opportunity to be part of an extraordinary team, please consider Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery. We would love for you to join us!


Culture: Family oriented, collaborative efforts, open door policy

Quality Care: One of the only hospitals in Nashville with a Five-Star Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Top 5% in the U.S. for spinal surgery, numerous Healthgrades awards for spinal and joint replacement surgery

Benefits: Health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, PTO, 401K with company match, competitive compensation, Employee Assistance Program reimbursement for certification/licensure renewals

Education: Tuition reimbursement, training/in-services

Recognizing and listening to our employees: Good Catch awards, employee appreciation week, Employee Leadership Committee, Employee bonuses



  • Responsible for maintenance and organization of Infection Prevention activities and data collection.
  • Actively supports staff education across Infection Prevention and Quality Improvement.
  • Participates in activities of performance improvement investigation and follow-up by educating staff on findings.
  • Responsible for assisting in writing policy and procedure related to updated standards with The Joint Commission, also to provide education to the staff after the approval of such policies.
  • Supports evaluation of quality of care and patient outcomes as assigned
  • Collects, prepares and analyzes healthcare-associated infection data
  • Collaborates with director on presentation of infection data and makes data and research supported recommendations for actions
  • Monitors employee compliance in use of barriers and infection prevention measures
  • Prepares and presents educational offerings for the staff
  • Supports departmental rounding to support facility excellence
  • Serves as a resource to all departments and personnel for quality improvement in all areas
  • Implements programs to protect the healthcare workers, visitors, and others in the healthcare environment
  • Sets and recommends policies and procedures to prevent adverse events
  • Provides internal and external reporting of information and data
  • Promotes compliance with regulations, guidelines, and accreditation requirements.
  • Supports orientation education as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Health, Dental, Vision, disability, and life insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Reimbursement for license renewals
  • Paid Time Off
  • Competitive compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program


Required Skills:

  • A minimum of two years of progressive clinical experience in an acute facility preferred.
  • A minimum of two years experience in Quality Management and/or infection control preferred.
  • A minimum of one-year experience with internal and external data management systems.
  • Current license as a Registered Nurse or related healthcare field in the State of Tennessee.
  • Knowledge of hospital organizations, committees, department functions, and performance improvement activities.
  • Effective communication, organizational and leadership skills, independent decision-making, and ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of TJC, Medicare, and The State of Tennessee standards.

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.


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