If you are an Infection Prevention Coordinator who is ready to join a progressive, stable and growing organization in beautiful, coastal and warm Southern California, please apply to this exciting opportunity now!
The Infection Prevention Coordinator will work in a non profit Medical Center that has been serving the surrounding community for over 80 years. The Infection Control Preventionist will be part of the most respected and technologically advanced hospital in Greater Los Angeles with the area's finest physicians on staff.
Utilizing epidemiological methods, the Infection Control Coordinator will work under the general direction of the Administrative Director of Quality Management and Infection Prevention and Control Subcommittee. The Infection Control Coordinator 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 Preventionist will be required to function in a wide array of responsibilities including statistician, educator, consultant, improvement coordinator, and evaluator of practice. The Infection Prevention Coordinator 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.
The Infection Control Coordinator must be fully knowledgeable with all existing and emerging regulations and guidelines specific to the protection of patients and staff from preventable infection events. The Infection Control Preventionist will be trained and capable in epidemiological methods to detect infections and infection hazards.
With the emphasis on improvement and publicly reported data the Infection Control Coordinator 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 Coordinator will work in a strategic coastal location of Southern California with variety of fun activities and great selection of schools. The hospital is part of a very stable and growing healthcare system that will offer unlimited potential for career advancement. The hospital will also offer competitive salary range and comprehensive benefits packages. Join the team now!