We are seeking candidates for a DIRECTOR OF INFECTION PREVENTION for Health System located in Temecula CA area.
This Health System consists of two acute-care hospitals:
A 122-bed acute care hospital which features the regions only Level II Trauma Unit and is the county-designated Paramedical Base station and Southwest Riverside County’s only Center of Excellence in Weight Loss Surgery.
A 120-bed acute care hospital which includes the region’s largest birthing center along with the area’s only NICU in combination with Rady Children’s Hospital and the region’s first da Vinci Robotic Surgical Program.
The Director of Infection Prevention oversees and mentors staff in the collection, analysis, and reporting of data, facilitating improvement projects, assessing for and implementing risk reduction measures and assessing and coordinating activities related to achieving and maintaining ongoing regulatory compliance. Specific activities encompass surveillance, educating, providing leadership, and being accountable for related activities. It also requires communication with and reporting of facility-specific information to corporate counterparts, public health, and regulatory agencies as a means of prevention and treatment of patient-related infectious disease processes, as well as interaction with worker's compensation, in order to promote employee health and safety.
MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years clinical experience
Three (3) years of Infection Control experience preferred.
Five(5) years of clinical experience in Infection Prevention highly preferred
Minimum three (3) years leadership experience in Infection Prevention or in related field required, acute care experience preferred.
MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EDUCATION
Graduate of a state accredited school of nursing or graduate of an accredited collegiate program in an allied science such as public health/epidemiology
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred
REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS
Certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CIC) required.
Current Registered Nurse (RN) or Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) license in the State of California, highly preferred
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR Certification through the American Heart Association
Base Salary - USD $137,000 to $175,000
Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available