Pgm Trainee, Infection Prevention

Rochester, NY


As the hand hygiene specialist, this employee will represent the Infection Prevention Department and perform secret shopper observations of hand hygiene, personal protective equipment {PPE), and other compliance audits and data collection as needed. Significant training is provided prior to independent work shifts.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT: Assigned to inpatient units throughout Strong Memorial Hospital. Non-sterile work environment in hospital setting geared towards patient care.


Additional duties may include:

  • Answering and referring phone calls

  • Organizing supplies and records; preparing

  • Delivering, picking-up, sorting or distributing mail

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Triage any questions or concerns back to the identified Infection Preventionist for appropriate follow-up

  • Assist with data analysis and reporting to IPC and other committees


  • Enrolled in high school or graduate, at least 16 years of age

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Arrive on time as scheduled

  • Provide proper and timely notification to supervisor of scheduled and unscheduled absences; in accordance with department protocol

  • Maintain professional appearance according to department dress code

  • Take initiative to work independently with minimal direction

  • Effectively communicate questions, concerns and suggestions to supervisor

  • Work effectively with people of diverse cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • Adhere to standard procedures

  • Maintain confidentiality in accordance with HIP AA standard

  • Understand and carryout oral and written instructions

  • Perform other duties as assigned

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 15.00 - $ 20.25 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: TAR