Manager, Epidemiology & Infection - Infection Control - F/T - Days at Careers

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Manager, Epidemiology & Infection - Infection Control - F/T - Days at Careers

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title: Manager

Position Number: 10007014

Reports to: Sr. Dir, Quality,Pt Safety&EIP

Working Title: Manager, Epidemiology & Infection

Cost Center: Infection Control (8712)

Bargaining Unit: None

FLSA: Exempt

Job Code: 0280

Date Created: 04/25/2017

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40.00

Position Summary:

Manages the day to day operations of the Epidemiology and Infection Prevention department and works across inpatient and ambulatory departments, health disciplines, and other facilities to monitor and promote evidence-based epidemiological and infection prevention standards of practice for patients, families, and staff. Functions as the subject matter expert on all epidemiology and infection prevention issues. Provides support to Risk and Regulatory affairs to assure infection prevention-related regulatory compliance is maintained.

Required Qualifications:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously with demonstrated ability to complete projects successfully on time and within budget

Bachelor's degree in Nursing or other related clinical field

Certified Infection Control Practitioner

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in patient care practices, microbiology, aseptic technique, disinfection/sterilization, adult education, infectious diseases, communication, program administration, and epidemiology

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Exceptional level of professionalism, discretion and the ability to work on highly sensitive and confidential projects

Knowledge of current trends and best practices in epidemiology and infection prevention

Minimum 5 years' experience in epidemiology and infection prevention with demonstrated ability in design and implementation of performance improvement activities in a health care setting including skillful application of continuous quality improvement and patient safety sciences

Minimum 5 years' experience working in a healthcare setting

Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job

Must possess the skill, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of assigned duties

Previous supervisory or lead experience

Successful track record of effective, team-oriented working relationships with physicians, nurses and other health professionals

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Public Health, Pharmacy, Business, Administration or related field

Current CA RN license

Experience in Lean-Sigma as an improvement methodology

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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Posted: 12/17/2018
Application Due: 2/15/2019
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