A large Southern California Medical Center is seeking an Infection Control 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.
Reporting directly to the System Director of Infection Prevention, the Infection Prevention Nurse Manager will lead shape policies and procedures facility-wide, have comprehensive oversight of infection control surveillance, and coordinate reporting to appropriate county, state, and federal agencies. In this dynamic role, the RN Manager Infection Control will also manage staffing needs, evaluate staff performance, and mentor this strong team. The ideal candidate has several years of leadership experience in an acute care setting and is CIC-certified.
The 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 Nurse 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 Nurse 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 Manager Infection Prevention and Control must hold a Certification in Infection Control (CIC), and a degree in nursing, epidemiology, microbiology or public health.
Located in the heart of Southern California the Medical Center is surrounded by a bustling economy, endless outdoor activities, over 300 days of annual sunshine, and just a short drive to Los Angeles and the beautiful beaches of the Pacific Ocean.
The Manager of Infection Control will be offered a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefit package, relocation assistance and bonus potential.