Assistant Manager Infection Control

A 300-bed San Francisco Bay Area Medical Center is seeking a Infection Control Assistant Manager to join their world class healthcare organization. 

Utilizing epidemiological methods, the Infection Control Manager will report directly to the Director of Quality and Patient Safety and will manage a team of 4 Infection Control Practitioners. 

The Assistant Manager of Infection Prevention and Control will coordinate infection surveillance, education, administrative, and control measures to assure that the transmission risks and complications of infections and infectious diseases are minimized to medical center clients, personnel, and visitors. 

In this role, the Assistant Manager of Infection Control will be required to manage and maintain responsibilities including statistician, educator, consultant, improvement coordinator, and evaluator of practice. The Infection Prevention Manager will be conversant with the infection hazards of all patient care services in order to be able to recommend and evaluate the effect of prevention strategies.

With the emphasis on improvement and publicly reported data the Infection Control Manager will possess a heightened ability to provide statistical analysis of data, be knowledgeable regarding NHSN data management and evaluate and implement prevention strategies. The Assistant Manager Infection Prevention and Control must hold a Certification in Infection Control (CIC), and a degree in nursing, epidemiology, microbiology or public health. 

The Medical Center is located in the Iconic San Francisco Bay, a region known for the booming tech industry of Silicon Valley and the beauty of the Bay and Pacific Ocean.  The region is home to a thriving economy, strong housing market, world renown public and private universities, endless outdoor activities and numerous safe communities with excellent public school districts.

The Healthcare organization is known for their exceptional work life balance, and they believe in promoting from within, which allows for endless career advancement opportunities. The Medical Center is prepared to offer a generous salary, relocation assistance, bonus potential and wide array of benefits to the right candidate.