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Program Manager, Infection Prevention

Requisition R048606 Market Cincinnati, OH Department Shift Schedule Full-time

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours Mercy Health!

At the direction of the System Director of Infection Prevention, assists in the development and implementing of infection prevention strategies, policies and practices supporting integration and standardization.  Serves as subject matter expert for infection prevention.  Leads, coaches and mentor’s infection prevention team(s).

Essential Job Functions

Supports the operation of the Infection Prevention and Control Program to ensure patient and personnel safety, in alignment with system goals, and compliance with State and Federal regulatory requirements.

Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams and work groups to design, implement, evaluate evidence-based infection prevention-related improvement projectsand evaluate evidenced based infection prevention related improvement projects

Supports the Infection Prevention and Control Program initiatives through policy/procedure development.

Supports infection prevention educational priorities and design of infection prevention educational offerings for delivery in formats for effective learning, utilizing evidenced based best practice

Delivers educational offerings or assists others in that delivery, ensuring effective learning aligned with evidenced based practice

Analyze, coordinate, and evaluate infection prevention and control practices within inpatient and outpatient settings

Provides leadership and management of key infection and control initiatives to reduce preventable infections applying epidemiologic principles and statistical methods.

Provides oversight for the development and review of the annual infection control plans and surveillance indicators as directed.

Maintains clear documentation of project related work, including progress reports

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Employment Qualifications

Education Qualifications -

Required Minimum Education:

Bachelors Degree


Nursing or healthcare related field

Preferred Education

Masters Degree


Nursing or other health related field

Licensing/ Certification - If registration, certification or licensure is required, include the name of the accrediting or licensing body.

Licensure/Certification Required

Certification in Infection Control (CIC), awarded by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC), within 1 year

Licensure/Certification Preferred

Certification in Infection Control (CIC), awarded by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC).  Completion of advanced education in Infection Prevention; 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience

4 years in Infection Prevention

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Demonstrated ability/experience to lead and facilitate multi-disciplinary teams; Demonstrated experience in performance improvement.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred

Knowledge of improvement science. 

Bon Secours Mercy Healthis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:


SS Quality - Clinical Outcomes

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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Luis F., RN

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. RN
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