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Infection Prevention Manager

  • Porterville, CA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: MA77-2682544
Job Description
 
Reporting directly to the Administrative Director of Care and Quality, with clinical oversight by the CNO, the Infection Prevention Registered Nurse Manager educates, conducts surveillance and participates in the organization-wide Infection Prevention Program and its activities.
 
The participant is involved in and/or supports subordinate participation in the Employee Performance and Improvement process as measured by active participation in Quality Council activities annually.
 
Qualifications
 
Bachelor’s Degree is Required
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a current and valid California Registered Nurse license. Possesses certification in Infection Control or is qualified to sit for the CIC exam in Infection Control preferred. Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care.
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at times hostile people within the facility. Must be willing to perform Standard Precautions as necessary. Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of Acute Care experience in an Acute Care hospital setting or three (3) years in Infection Control/Employee Health. Familiarity with organization and functions of all departments; familiar with policies and procedures, and regulations relating to Infection Control.
 
Must have working knowledge of Microbiology, Epidemiology, infectious diseases, aseptic techniques and current practices. Member of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, (APIC) or is qualified to sit for the CIC exam in Infection Control preferred. Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours to include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
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