Galileo Search


Published: October 11, 2018

Description

Infection Preventionist/Coordinator | RN | CIC | Coastal California

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits | Continuing Education | Relocation Assistance

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Galileo Search, LLC is representing another outstanding full-time career opportunity for an experienced lead acute care Infection Preventionist.

Our client is a highly innovative, 200+ bed acute care hospital that is accredited by The Joint Commission. Quality at the facility is of the highest caliber and leadership consistently strives to innovate and improve the organization's service levels.

Location:

Coastal California

Opportunity:

Under the leadership of the Quality Management Director and advised by the Medical Director of Infectious Disease and the Vice President Medical Affairs, the Infection Prevention Coordinator is responsible for the surveillance, prevention, and control activities necessary to prevent and control infection. Other responsibilities include developing and maintaining an infection control program consistent with the requirements, recommendations or standards of the Joint Commission, California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This position includes policy and program development, standards interpretation and regulatory analysis, epidemiology and outbreak analysis. Leads and/or participates in workgroups or committees as required for IP program success. Collaborates with Employee Health related to employee infections/immunizations/prophylaxis. Actively participates in environmental inspections, continuing education, and in-services. Collaborates and partners with other Quality Management department staff to facilitate and promote performance improvement in infection control. Plays an active role during Joint Commission surveys and inspections by regulatory agencies.

This position will supervise one full-time Infection Preventionist.

Qualifications:

• California Registered Nurse – RN required or eligible for reciprocity
• Certification in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC) required
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in an acute care setting
• Ideally 3+ years of experience in acute care infection prevention and control
• Knowledge of regulatory and clinical practice guidelines to include TJC survey readiness
• Computer skills should include: NHSN data entry/reporting, clinical surveillance software, Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems, and Microsoft Office Suite
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master preferred

Facility:

Acute Care Hospital

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Search, LLC partners with hospitals and healthcare organizations across the United States to identify, recruit and retain the most accomplished professionals and executives in the industry. Our clients include community and critical access hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and Fortune 500 corporations. To learn more about Galileo Search, LLC, visit our website at www.galileosearch.com

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• Travel expense reimbursement (flights, rental car or mileage)
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k available
• State License expense reimbursement for endorsement
• Comprehensive insurance coverage
• Short or long-term assignments
• World-class support before, during and after each assignment

Forward your resume for confidential review or call to discuss this or other available career opportunities. Submit your resume via email for immediate consideration or use our convenient online Galileo Candidate Registry.

Job ID:

Job-027848

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