RN/Director of Infection Prevention

Job Code: 480129

LOCATION:  Stanislaus County (CA)

Enjoy up to a $10,000 sign on bonus with this great opportunity to join a health care system renowned as an innovative leader with a network spanning over 70 acute care hospitals and more than 170 outpatient centers nationwide with more than 100,000 professionals committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. Be a part of a team delivering the perfect combination of excellent patient care with compassion and at the same time, enjoy working for an organization that offers a culture of respect and collaboration attracting some of the best physicians, skilled nurses, and compassionate caregivers, along with extensive resources, comprehensive educational programs, real advancement potential, and a spirit of inclusion and teamwork!

This 400+ bed multi-specialty hospital located in San Joaquin Valley is home to a verified level 2 trauma center, cardiology, TAVR and open heart surgery program, high risk obstetrics and a level 3 NICU, neurosurgery including spine specialties and deep brain stimulation services, interventional bi-plane radiology, oncology, a behavioral health campus and the region’s first DaVinci Robotic Surgical system. Seeking an experienced Director of Infection Prevention to join their team and be responsible for the facility’s activities aimed at preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Requires broad knowledge of clinical and administrative requirements and accreditation/licensure standards. Coordinates classification and reporting of all patient, employee, and significant community acquired infections identified at the Medical Center. Actively participates in Infection Prevention Program and is responsible for the Infection Control Module data entry and follow-up reports to NHSN.

WHAT LANDS YOU THIS ROLE:

  • Current California RN License
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health or Epidemiology or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of recent experience in Infection Control in a hospital setting required
  • Five (5) years’ experience in the above preferred
  • Leadership experience as Assistant Director or above is required
  • Must have acute care experience in a large hospital
  • Certification in Infection Control is required
  • Knowledge of OSHA, APIC, Title 22, JCAHO, NHSN and CDC regulations and guidelines
  • Efficient in the following computer applications:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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