Jackson Hospital’s Infection Preventionist Completes the Certification in Infection Prevention and Control

Kaye Robinson, BSN, Infection Preventionist

The Administration of Jackson Hospital congratulates Kaye Robinson, BSN, Infection Preventionist, for completing the Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) Examination. 

The CIC is a national board exam provided by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.  The CIC credential identifies healthcare professionals who have demonstrated mastery of knowledge needed to practice infection prevention and control.  Achievement of the CIC qualification is a significant milestone in the Infection Prevention Competency Model by representing the career transition point from novice to proficient and shows dedication to professional growth.  Once certified, the CIC credential is valid for a five-year period from the year it is attained. 

Mrs. Robinson has been with Jackson Hospital for over five years.  Her knowledge and expertise is such an asset to our healthcare institution.  She also played an integral role in the past year keeping the hospital staff abreast of everything COVID.  “I am so proud of Kaye for obtaining this certification.  Her hard work and dedication is much appreciated,” remarks Jim Platt, CEO.

About Jackson Hospital

Jackson Hospital is an award-winning facility and is proud of its most recent recognition, the FHA Award of Significance in Reducing Harm Across the Board.  Jackson Hospital is an iVantage Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital.  The hospital was named in The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report “America’s Hospitals:  Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for Heart Failure, Pneumonia, Surgical Care, Immunization, and Perinatal Care.  The March of Dimes and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recognize Jackson Hospital as the first hospital in Florida’s panhandle for achieving an early elective delivery rate less than 5%. The hospital was designated by Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association as a Blue Distinctive Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program and awarded Baby Friendly distinction. Jackson Hospital received the Florida Award by ACHA and the Florida Department of Health for Safely Reducing Primary C-sections.

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