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Manager, Infection Prevention

Requisition R041247 Market Toledo, OH Department SS Quality - Clinical Outcomes Shift Days Schedule Full-time

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

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).

Essential Job Functions

Manages 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.

Responsible for analyzing, coordinating, and evaluating all infection prevention and control practices within all hospital departments and clinics

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.

Participates and directs, where necessary, emergency management planning and bioterrorism readiness program.

Participates in and contributes to the system wide infection prevention initiatives through implementation of improvement projects and policy/procedure development.

Lead and coordinate facility risk assessments, healthcare associated infection reviews, surveillance plans, and construction infection control risk assessments.

Leads and participates in the day to day infection prevention activities including surveillance, rounding, preparing and dissemination of reports and communication.

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.

Education Qualifications -

Required Minimum Education:

Bachelors Degree

Specialty/Major

Nursing or healthcare related field

Preferred Education

Masters Degree

Specialty/Major

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 3 years

Licensure/Certification Preferred

Completion of advanced education in Infection Prevention; 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Years and Type of Experience

5-7 years of demonstrated progressive leadership

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Demonstrated ability/experience to lead and facilitate multi-disciplinary teams

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:

40

Work Shift:

Days

Department:

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 – Ashland, Kentucky; Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. 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 recruitment@mercy.com.

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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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