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Infection Control Preventionist- CIC

Infection Control Preventionist- CIC

Job Description

This position reports to the Director of Quality and Risk Management. The infection control preventionist conducts organization-wide surveillance and assessment, reporting of communicable diseases to public health, monitors environment for infection prevention and controls risks and provides educational/in-service activities that support the organization-wide infection control program, including inpatient and ambulatory areas. The infection control manager monitors and supports compliance with the Joint commission, CDPH, Title 22, and Cal OSHA.

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED

 

Working knowledge of hospital asepsis, microbiology, epidemiological, and infection control principles.  At least three (3) years experience as an Infection Control Preventionist in an acute care hospital,

Strong organizational skills and attention to details. Demonstrated writing, speaking, and interpersonal communication skills. Work schedule flexibility. Project management skills; ability to set goals and judge results in accordance with the highest standards, strong problem solving, and critical thinking. Self-motivated and practices good interpersonal relationship skills.

 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

National Board Certification in Infection Control (CIC)

Bachelor’s degree in nursing, lab/health science, public health or equivalent.

Advanced training in epidemiological/infection control desirable.

 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 3 to greater than 15 years
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
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Infection Control Preventionist- CIC


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