Infection Preventionist -Full Time - Days - Quality & Performance Improvement
Company: El Camino Hospital
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: October 10, 2020
EL CAMINO HEALTH IS COMMITTED TO HIRING, RETAINING AND GROWING
THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST PROFESSIONALS WHO WILL CARRY OUR MISSION AND
VISION FORWARD. WE ARE PROUD OF OUR REPUTATION IN THE COMMUNITY:
ONE BUILT ON COMPASSION, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION AND DELIVERING
HIGH-QUALITY CARE. COME JOIN THE TEAM THAT MAKES THIS HAPPEN.
SCHEDULED BI-WEEKLY HOURS80
WORK SHIFTAll Shifts: 8 hours
Coordinates activities related to the Infection Control Program
with an emphasis on the prevention of infection in patients,
employees, physicians, and visitors in order to continuously
improve patient outcomes. Under the direction of the Manager,
Infection Prevention, provides leadership and consultation
regarding Infection Prevention to physicians, staff, patients and
their families. Supports operations in accordance with overall
hospital strategies, policies and procedures. Provides assistance
during investigation of outbreaks, exposures or other infection
control initiatives. Gathers and reports communicable disease data
to the appropriate Health System and regulatory agencies.
Five years experience in an acute care setting OR masters degree in
Public Health or related field and five years clinical
Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory standards that apply to
patient safety and infection control.
Knowledge of and expertise in microbiology, epidemiology,
sterilization and disinfection, infectious diseases, antibiotic
usage, and clinical practice.
Registered nurse, with a current California Registered Nurse
Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC)
Certification in Infection Control preferred or must be obtained
within two years of hire date.
THE PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS OF THIS JOB ARE
AVAILABLE. EL CAMINO HEALTH WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH A DISABILITY IF THAT WILL ALLOW THEM
TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF A JOB UNLESS DOING SO CREATES
AN UNDUE HARDSHIP FOR THE HOSPITAL, OR CAUSES A DIRECT THREAT TO
THESE INDIVIDUALS OR OTHERS IN THE WORKPLACE WHICH CANNOT BE
ELIMINATED BY REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION.
Light Work - Walking or standing up to 49% of shift, duties require
standard movement, may occasionally lift up to 20 lbs. - (Physical
Requirements-United States of America)
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
El Camino Health seeks and values a diverse workforce. The
organization is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment
decisions on the basis of qualifications and competencies. El
Camino Health prohibits discrimination in employment based on race,
ancestry, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, religion, disability, marital status, age, medical
condition or any other status protected by law. In addition to
state and federal law, El Camino Health also follows all applicable
fair and equitable employment policies from the County of Santa
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