To provide coordination of the organization-wide Infection Control Program, including surveillance and prevention activities, data collection, analysis and trending, education of staff, and to serve as a resource/consultant for all departments and services regarding Infection Control issues.
Minimum Education:Must meet one of the following requirements:â¢Graduate from Nursing Program with a valid California Registered Nursing License;â¢Master in Public Health; orâ¢Master in Health Care Management Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢Minimum two (2) years Infection Control experience in acute care setting within the last five (5) years, preferred. â¢Working knowledge of patient care practices, microbiology, asepsis , disinfection and sterilization practices, adult education principles, infectious disease , disease transmission, surveillance techniques, performance measurement and improvement principles, licensing standards and regulations.â¢Computer skills, applied knowledge of applied biostatistics, written and graphical presentation skillsRequired License/Certification:â¢Valid California Registered Nursing License is required if no Master in Public Health or Master in Health Care Managementâ¢BLS from the Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association required. â¢Certified in Infection Control (CIC), if not certified, must obtained within the one (1) year of hire.â¢Fire and Safety Certification. If no certification upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
Internal Number: REQ20085294
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