Director of Infection Prevention

Location: San Ramon, CA
Position:  Director of Infection Prevention
Location: San Ramon, CA
Facility Type:  123-bed, Full-Service Acute Care Community Hospital
Salary:  Competitive
Sign-On Bonus:  $20,000
Bonus Eligible:  Yes
Benefits:  Yes
Relocation Assistance:  Yes
Position Type:  Full-time, Exempt
Visa Candidates Considered:  No
Job Description:   
  • The Director of Infection Prevention oversees the planning, organizing, communicating, directing, and controlling functions necessary to ensure overall operational viability for Departments which are assigned.
  • Requires broad knowledge of clinical and administrative requirements and accreditation/licensure standards.
  • Coordinates classification and reporting of all patient, employee, and significant community acquired infections identified at the Medical Center, the Home Office and regulatory agencies including NHSN.
  • Actively participates in our System Infection Prevention Program and is responsible for the Infection Control Module data entry and follow-up reports to NHSN.
Experience:
  • Minimum three (3) years of recent experience in Infection Control in a hospital setting - Required.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in the above - Preferred.
  • Knowledge of OSHA, APIC, Title 22, JCAHO, NHSN and CDC regulations and guidelines.
  • Efficient in the following computer applications:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
  • Certification in Infection Control
Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
Education Preferred:
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Epidemiology or equivalent
License & Certifications:
  • California RN license, Active and clear – Required
  • Certification in Infection Control – Required
 
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