Galileo Search

Published: February 2, 2021


Infection Prevention Program Manager | BSN, RN Required | Southern California

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance

The facility is approximately 100 miles from Los Angeles or San Diego

Galileo Search is conducting a national search for an Infection Prevention Program Manager. Our client has been a leader in their community for half a century and has been growing steadily to meet the needs of their ever-expanding market.

The location is framed in a picturesque setting with magnificent mountain views, unparalleled quality of life, excellent schools, amenities, world-class golf courses, superb tennis, fine dining/dinner theatre, Broadway productions, a variety of indoor and year-round outdoor activities, and world-renowned health facilities.


Southern California


The IP Program Manager manages the planning, development, implementation, evaluation/continuous improvement of an infection prevention and control program for the hospital and associated ambulatory care clinics.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

• Manages the planning, development, implementation, evaluation/improvement of infection prevention and control services/programs that meet or exceed established standards/performance measures for quality, patient satisfaction, cost, employee quality of work-life, physician and department satisfaction, clinical outcomes and regulatory compliance
• Develops, evaluates, and modifies the annual surveillance plan based on the population(s) served services provided, and analysis of the surveillance data
• Manages infection prevention and control services/programs in the hospital and ambulatory clinics. Ensures that services/programs are of uniform and consistent value, quality, performance, and cost throughout all departments in the hospital and outpatient clinic buildings
• Manages the development and implementation of evidence-based interventions designed to reduce/eliminate the risk for Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs) and/or disease transmission
• Acts as the Infection Prevention and Control liaison/consultant for the entire Medical Center and/or delegates appropriate duties
• Manages surveillance activities and the monitoring, reporting, and development of the applicable intervention(s) for infection trends (e.g. National/Regional/ Divisional Indicators, Board Report, facility-specific indicators, etc.) in the acute and ambulatory settings
• Develops and reviews infection prevention and control policies and protocols


• Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) required; Master’s preferred
• California RN (Registered Nurse) required
• CIC preferred
• Minimum five years of acute care Infection Prevention experience
• Demonstrated knowledge/experience in leading performance improvement initiatives


Acute Care Health System

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