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Director of Infection Prevention - Registered Nurse

Modesto, CA · Healthcare
Position:   RN - Director of Infection Prevention 
Location:  Modesto, CA
Salary:  Based on Experience
Bonus Eligible:  Yes 
Sign-On Bonus:  $20,000
Benefits:  Yes
Relocation Assistance:  Yes
Position Type:  Full-time Exempt
Facility Type:   465-Bed, Multi-Specialty Acute Care Hospital
SUMMARY
  • The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for the facility’s activities aimed at preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).  
  • 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.  
  • Actively participates in Infection Prevention Program and is responsible for the Infection Control Module data entry and follow-up reports to National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Required.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health or Epidemiology or equivalent, Preferred.
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:
  • CA RN License, Required
  • CIC - Certification in Infection Control, Required
EXPERIENCE/SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:
  • 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.
 
 
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