Manager, Infection PreventionRequisition R088202 Market Remote Department SS Quality - Clinical Outcomes Shift Days Schedule Full-time
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Responsible for implementing system infection prevention strategies, policies and practices at the market/site level.Leads market integration and standardization.Works closely with and collaborates with the System Director, Infection Prevention.Serves as subject matter expert for infection prevention.Leads, coaches and mentors the site and/or market-based infection prevention team(s).
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, and 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
Manages an IP team in a designated geographic area.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related Healthcare field
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Nursing or related Healthcare field
Required Certification: CIC - Certification in Infection Control, within 1 year
Preferred Certification: CIC; Completion of advanced education in Infection Prevention. RN license Strongly Preferred
Experience: 4 years Minimum in Infection Prevention
Mercy Health is 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:40
Department:SS Quality - Clinical Outcomes
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