Infection Preventionist job vacancy in Sutter Health – Jobs in California
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Company Name : Sutter Health
Company Location : Crescent City, CA
Job Position : Infection Preventionist
Job Category : Jobs in California
Job Description :
Organization: SCH-Sutter Coast Hospital
Position Overview: Provids expert consultation and support to patient care delivery and department operations with professional responsibility in the following functions: surveillance, infectious disease exposure response, data collection, data analysis, interpretation and reporting, inspection, control measures, education, evaluation, recommendations, performance improvement and evaluating compliance for practices that are associated with prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections. Coordinates hospital-wide infection control program including performance improvement to identify and prevent heathcare associated infections. Plans and coordinates the education of all hospital personnel regarding infection control and prevention practices. Serves as a consultant, educator, role model, and proponent of change to provide quality healthcare.
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
Bachelor’s: management, public health, nursing, business administration, organizational leadership or related field or equivalent education/experience
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
CIC-Infection Prevention and Control Certification
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
5 years experience in computer programs such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and demonstrated ability to navigate an electronic health record.
5 years experience in planning and implementation of proactive programs and sound policy development.
5 years experience as an Infection Preventionist.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of microbiology, epidemiology, statistical analysis, standards and technology of patient care, infectious disease, sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices and/or adult education principles.
Knowledge of pertinent regulatory, accrediting, and advisory body requirements.
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of healthcare personnel in this and other healthcare facilities; public health services at the local, state, and national levels; and the Centers for Disease Control and prevention.
Effective written and verbal communication skills, including knowledge of adult education principles as they relate to educating and responding to hospital and external agency personnel.
Computer literate, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, word processing, and statistical software. Includes knowledge and ability to use online services.
Basic understanding of performance improvement monitoring and development of performance improvement indicators.
Must have ability to creatively and effectively solve complex problems and manage crises.
Ability to apply mathematical concepts (e.g., fractions, percentages, proportions and statistics) for analysis and problem solving.
Ability to create and translate clinical data into reports and presentations for appropriate audience.
Ability to define issues, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Critical thinking and analytical skills with a keen attention to details.
Demonstrates a proactive approach in identifying and addressing issues and concerns.
Ability to influence others by persuasion and problem solving to achieve desired outcome.
Collaboration skills to facilitate open sharing of information and cooperation with various stakeholders
Displays a customer service focus in all decisions and actions.
Ability to communicate through verbal and written means, and to present information to a variety of audiences.
Ability to interact and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Demonstrates respect for cultural and linguistic differences and promotes an inclusive work environment.
Demonstrates initiative in providing feedback/input to improve workflow/processes.
Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with changing business priorities.
Ability to maintain and work discreetly with confidential information.
Displays a customer service focus in all decisions and actions
License/Certifications: CIC-Infection Prevention and Control Certification – Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.
Education: Bachelor’s (Required)
Days of the Week:
Position Status: Exempt
Weekly Hours: 40
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.
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