Infection Control Practitioner

A state of the art San Francisco Bay Area Medical Center is seeking an Infection Preventionist to join their world class healthcare organization. 

Utilizing epidemiological methods, the Infection Prevention Nurse will report directly to the Director of Quality and Patient Safety and will collaborate with 3 additional infection preventionists .

The Infection Control Practitioner will collaborate with a team of nursing directors, overseeing this Non-Profit Medical Center, which has been serving the community for over 80 years. 

The Infection Preventionist RN 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 Infection Control Practitioner will be required to manage and maintain responsibilities including statistician, educator, consultant, improvement coordinator, and evaluator of practice. The Infection Prevention Practitioner 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 Practitioner will possess a heightened ability to provide statistical analysis of data, be knowledgeable regarding NHSN data management and evaluate and implement prevention strategies. The Infection Control Practitioner and Control must hold a California Nursing License. 

 The medical Center has been part of the community for over 70 years, and are famous for their world class physicians and patient satisfaction scores.  The Medical Center performed: 5,500 Inpatient Surgeries, 5,000 births, and saw 55,000 Emergency Room Visits.  They are national recognized for a variety of their service lines, including: Stroke Care Center, Neurosciences, Pulmonary Care, Bariatric Surgery and General Surgery.

The Medical Center is part of a large stable healthcare organization with medical Centers throughout the region. 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, and wide array of benefits to the right candidate.