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Published: August 2, 2022


Interim Infection Prevention Manager | RN | California

Highly Competitive Pay | Lodging | Rental Car Or Mileage | Paid Flights Home | World-Class Support


Southern California


• 3+ month assignment
• 400+ bed, TJC Accredited, teaching hospital
• Reports to the VP of Quality
• Primary focus on the upcoming TJC survey, reducing infections, leadership development, and mentoring of the IP team
• Evaluates potential for patient care improvements and initiate improvements for supplemental IC practices, procedures, and products
• Provides advanced professional and clinical leadership direction on all infection prevention matters across the campus
• Works in partnership with Executives, Nurse Managers, Physician partners, and other key stakeholders to define and clarify the strategic direction and operational plan for infection prevention control and communicate a shared vision
• Reports communicable diseases to the appropriate agencies and maintains accreditation readiness and compliance with all infection control standards, including TJC, DHS, CMS, and OSHA
• Works collaboratively with physicians and staff throughout the organization to identify opportunities for improvement in infection prevention, formulate action plans and evaluate the effectiveness
• Prepares statistics and other pertinent data and reports to the Infection Control Committee
• Participates in investigation and reporting of hospital infection outbreaks
• Assists in periodic surveillance for Risk Management and Quality Management
• Directly provides Infection Control education to staff, physicians, patients, visitors, and the community
• Manages critical data for special projects and studies utilizing epidemiological principles and statistical techniques


Bachelor’s degree preferred
• CIC preferred
• RN required
• BLS required
• Minimum 2 years experience in an Infection Prevention leadership role
• Minimum 5 years experience in Infection Prevention in acute care settings
• Experience with MedMined Software a plus
•CA regulatory and IC construction standards highly valuable for this assignment
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of hospital staff
•Available to travel to the client-site and work a full-time schedule, M - F, or as needed

About Galileo Search:

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How will you benefit when working with Galileo?

• Highly competitive pay rates that are best in the industry with weekly direct deposit
• Generous per diem for the housing of your choice if not provided by the client and for incidentals expenses
• Weekly 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
• Local, regional, or national assignments based on availability
• World-class support before, during, and after each assignment

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