Hospital Infection Program Manager IP

An exciting opportunity has just opened for a Hospital Infection Program Manager. Apply today, and join this experienced Infection Prevention (IP) team in one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most trusted medical centers and health systems.

This 200-bed hospital on the edge of the San Francisco Bay Area has earned its great reputation. With a consistent focus on superior patient outcomes, Earth friendly operational goals, and dedicated community support, it’s no wonder this medical center has won so many awards. The Infection IP Program Manager will join a facility that was recently named as one of Leapfrog’s top hospitals, and recognized for its Cancer Care, Maternity, and Joint programs.

Reporting to the Administrative Director of Quality and Risk Management, the Infection Program Manager will oversee an interdisciplinary team of RNs, MLTs, and CIC Infection Prevention Coordinators to lead IP/IC processes throughout the hospital. This means that the Hospital Infection Manager will wear many hats in this inpatient acute care environment, and will get the opportunity to work with a wide array of Healthcare Leaders.

Working closely with this medical center’s inpatient laboratory, with RN Nursing Unit Leaders, the Quality Improvement Team, Physicians, and the Infection Prevention and Control Committee, the IP Manager will play a crucial role in keeping the patients and employees safe. This person will spearhead the development and implementation of hospital-wide measures to prevent the prevent the transmission of infectious diseases.

A large part of developing and defining these measures is an avid attention to detail. The Inpatient Infection Program Manager will collect and analyze hospital-level data and contribute to national infection-control programs such as the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and the Emerging Infections Program (EIP HAIC) to ensure appropriate compliance reporting.

The San Francisco Bay Area is well known to have something for everyone. The artistic type, the gourmand, the outdoors person, and the home-body will all find something comforting. The Manager of the Infection Program will find contemporary street art, murals, galleries, and public installations adorning the streets just about everywhere they look. Hundreds of acres of coastline, nature trails, and parkland surround one of California’s most beautiful cities. With Silicon Valley and San Jose a short distance to the south, Stanford, UC Berkeley, and some of California’s best primary schools, the Bay Area is a great place to raise a family or continue your education. Connected by Bay Area Rapid Transit and one of the nation’s best networks of buses and light-rails, you’ll find that it’s easy to get where ever you’re going.

You will play an important role in the 24/7 operation of this extremely busy imaging department. Through your flexibility, and the flexibility you inspire from your staff, you will directly support the growth and prosperity of this hospital. The IP Manager Infection, in turn, will be supported by receiving competitive compensation and a generous package of benefits.