Infection Preventionist | RN, MT(ASCP), or MPH | California Coast
Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance
Ready to Combine Quality of Life and Career?
Our client has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. They are an award winning, TJC accredited facility with a strong belief in their commitment to coordinating and delivering the highest quality healthcare services.
Beautiful weather and the exciting pace of life have made this area the biggest draw in the West. Endless sunny days and boundless natural beauty beckon people from all walks of life and from all over the country. With picturesque mountains, and more than 100 miles of beaches, the state offers easy access to a wealth of outdoor adventure. Plus, with the excitement of theme parks and the rivalry of national sports teams, there's always something happening!
The Infection Preventionist reports to the Director of Infection Prevention and play a key role in the delivery of world-class patient care. Will continuously elevate quality of care within a prominent health system. Here’s the opportunity to leverage your expertise to make a life-changing difference.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
• Develop and implement critical infection prevention and control initiatives to comply with regulatory agency requirements
• Collect data for analysis of HAIs and perform data entry
• Working closely with our interdisciplinary team, help identify, prevent and control infections through in-depth data collection, surveillance and analysis
• Develop key reports and deliver educational programs for personnel and patients
• This role involves acting as liaison with the Department of Health Services, engaging in infection control research, and supporting accreditation and licensure efforts
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing, public health, or a related field - Masters preferred
• California RN, MT(ASCP) or MPH
• CIC required
• 3 years of clinical healthcare experience, including 2 years in infection control required
• Knowledge of microbiology, patient care practices, epidemiology, and occupational health
• Expertise in regulatory, licensing, and professional clinical guidelines
• Excellent communication skills
Multi-Site Acute Care Hospital & Clinic System
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