Infection Control Practitioner

A 350-bed San Francisco Bay Area Medical Center is seeking an Infection Preventionist to join their world class healthcare organization.

Utilizing epidemiological methods, the Infection Preventionist will report directly to the Manager of Infection Prevention and will collaborate with a robust team of 7 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 75 years.

The Infection Preventionist 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 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 Medical Center is part of a large stable healthcare organization with medical Centers throughout the state. 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.