Infection Control Coordinator (Non-RN)

    Sutter Health
    Davis, CA
    Full-time
    Similar jobs pay $30.21 - $54.54

    Job Description

    Position Overview:

    Coordinates hospital-wide infection control program. These responsibilities include surveillance, data collection, analysis, reporting, communicating standards, and evaluating compliance for practices that are associated with prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections. Performance improvement to identify and prevent nosocomial infections and to participate in the education of all hospital personnel regarding infection control and prevention. Serves as a consultant, educator, role model, and proponent of change to provide quality healthcare.

    Principal Accountabilities:
    • Provides consultation to Employee Health Services policies and processes:
    • Supervises employees in the performance of infection control related procedures as needed.
    • Acts as a liaison with public health authorities for the purpose of preventing or controlling the transmission of infections.
    • Makes recommendations to hospital teams, committees, or departments for strategies to reduce the risk of transmission of infection between staff, visitors, and patients.
    • Works interdependently and cooperatively with team members to actualize the function and goals of the department.
    • Performs other duties as necessary for the smooth operation of the hospital.
    • Performs other monitoring related to performance improvement in conjunction with department and organizational quality initiatives.
    Qualifications:

    Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree in a Health related field required
    • Master's Degree in a related specialty preferred
    Certifications:
    • Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RNpreferred
    • Basic Life Support Certification - BLSpreferred
    • Certification from APIC after two years of experience in role required
    Experience:
    • Working knowledge of and experience in the practice of epidemiological principles and infectious disease as they relate to infection control required.
    • Working knowledge of and ability to demonstrate comprehension of medical and nursing education and patient care management, microbiology, pathology, immunology, and medical statistics or biostatistics required.
    • Experienced in networking through the use of listserves, e-mail, and professional organizations required.
    • Experience in crisis intervention, short term counseling, coordination of complex discharge planning needs, and leading interdisciplinary team conferences required.
    Organization: Sutter Davis Hospital
    Employee Status: Regular
    Benefits: Yes
    Position Status: Exempt
    Union: No
    Job Shift: Day
    Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
    Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
    Weekend Requirements: None
    Schedule: Full Time
    Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 64

    Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

    Posting ID: 556634748Posted: 2020-05-21