A 250-bed San Francisco Bay Area Medical Center is seeking an
Infection Preventionist to join their world class healthcare
Utilizing epidemiological methods, the Infection Preventionist
will report directly to the Director of Quality and Patient Safety
and will collaborate with 1 additional infection preventionist.
The Infection Control Practitioner will collaborate with a team
of nursing directors, overseeing this Non-Profit Medical Center,
which has been serving the community for over 50 years.
The Infection Preventionist will coordinate infection
surveillance, education, administrative, and control measures to
assure that the transmission risks and complications of infections
and infectious diseases are minimized to medical center clients,
personnel, and visitors.
In this role, the Infection Control Practitioner will be
required to manage and maintain responsibilities including
statistician, educator, consultant, improvement coordinator, and
evaluator of practice. The Infection Prevention Practitioner will
be conversant with the infection hazards of all patient care
services in order to be able to recommend and evaluate the effect
of prevention strategies.
With the emphasis on improvement and publicly reported data the
Infection Control Practitioner will possess a heightened ability to
provide statistical analysis of data, be knowledgeable regarding
NHSN data management and evaluate and implement prevention
strategies. The Infection Control Practitioner and Control must
hold a Certification in Infection Control (CIC), and a degree in
nursing, epidemiology, microbiology or public health.
Located in the San Francisco Bay Area the Infection Control
Practitioner will have the opportunity to live in one the nation’s
most iconic cities. The region is home to a thriving economy,
a booming housing market, numerous public and private universities,
beautiful mountains and beaches and endless outdoor activities.
The Medical Center offers a generous and competitive
salary, outstanding comprehensive benefits, and the opportunity to
grow your career with an excellent team of professionals.