New Orleans, Louisiana


SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a Infection Preventionist you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Tulane Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Tulane Medical Center we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:


    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients.


Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues?  Join the Tulane Medical Center family! We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Infection Preventionist to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!



The Infection Prevention Program at Tulane Health System serves Tulane Medical Center and Outpatient Clinics as well as Tulane-Lakeside Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and Lakeview Regional Hospital. The Infection Prevention program is an essential part of the Health System’s overall commitment to quality and patient safety as we continuously work toward our mission of providing world class patient care, education, and research.


The Infection Preventionist is trained in hospital epidemiological principles and is responsible for the following activities for Tulane Health System: 1. surveillance, analysis, interpretation and reporting of hospital acquired infections (HAIs), 2. education of employees, 3. development of Performance Improvement and Infection Prevention plans and programs, and 4. validation of rigorous infection control standards that meet or exceed state and national regulatory recommendations and requirements.




About this unit:
  • Teamwork is the core of how we operate
  • Engagement of Leadership – Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused
  • Patient safety and satisfaction are our number one priority


  • Performs surveillance activities and applies an epidemiological approach to problem solving
  • Employs written criteria for defining colonization, site specific infections, and community acquired versus hospital acquired infections when monitoring patients
  • Interprets results of laboratory findings
  • Assesses patients’ status by chart review and observation
  • Initiates isolation/precautions when necessary
  • Performs frequent rounds on units and departments
  • Initiates epidemiologic investigation of all significant clusters of infection and recommends actions to control infection
  • Analyzes and interprets results of surveillance data to identify patterns and trends
  • Disseminates data to stakeholders in a meaningful way
  • Provides formal and informal educational programs to health care providers and staff members
  • Evaluates products and equipment
  • Participates in interdisciplinary performance improvement activities
  • Reports communicable infectious diseases to the Louisiana Office of Public Health according to the Sanitary Code.



  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certification in Infection Control (CIC) required.
  • Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Laboratory Sciences, or similar health related field.
  • Experience: A minimum of two years of experience in infection prevention is required. Experience in infection prevention in acute care settings is preferred.
  • Dedication to quality patient care and patient outcomes
  • Ability to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds
  • Comprehension of patient care practices, microbiology, epidemiology, and statistics
  • Knowledge of teaching and learning principles necessary for developing, implementing, and evaluating educational programs
  • Knowledgeable of current regulatory requirements related to infection prevention.
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate in a positive manner, verbally and written.
  • Sets priorities and is self-motivated in completing ordinary and/or assigned tasks.
  • Professional, creative, and dependable.
  • Work Schedule:  Full-time - Monday-Friday(8:00 am-5:00 pm)

With 235+ beds, Tulane Medical Center is an acclaimed teaching, research and medical center serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane Medical Center has been named a World’s Best Hospital by Newsweek in its 2019 listing of the top medical facilities across the globe. Of the 1,000 hospitals listed in the report, Tulane Medical Center is one of just 250 “World’s Best Hospitals” found in the United States and the only hospital in southern Louisiana on the list.


At Tulane, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.


HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Infection Preventionist like you to be a part of our team.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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