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Infection Prevention Coordinator in Gardena, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 5/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Job Title: Infection Prevention Coordinator 

City: Gardena / State: California    

Infection Prevention

Day Shift

From 8:30 AM

To 5:00 PM

                                      


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title:  Infection Prevention Coordinator

Job Summary:

An individual trained in hospital epidemiology and is responsible for the surveillance, analysis, and reporting of data required by regulatory agencies; educating employees about work safety and infection prevention; and the development of policies and procedures to ensure compliance by regulatory agencies and accreditation organizations such as CMS, CDPH, The Joint Commission, OSHA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others. The Infection Control Practitioner reports to the Director of Quality and Performance Improvement.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with TJC Hospital Accreditation Standards, State and CMS regulations by evaluating and monitoring Infection Control practices
  • Responsible for the daily operations of the Infection Prevention Department not limited to surveillance, reporting of data to NHSN, education to staff and reporting of reportable conditions to Department of Health
  • Provides ongoing input for development of programs, policies & procedures and forms and maintains an organized system of record for collection and interpretation of data
  • Prepares reports as required by the Infection Control Committee and Quality for identification of trends and patterns




Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • At least three (3) years of experience in the role in an acute care setting
  • Knowledge of NHSN definitions, data analysis and reporting

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field OR three (3) years of experience directly in the field
  • Current Certification on Infection Control and Epidemiology is a plus
  • Current BLS for Health Care Provider card

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • At least three (3) years of experience in the role in an acute care setting
  • Knowledge of NHSN definitions, data analysis and reporting

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field OR three (3) years of experience directly in the field
  • Current Certification on Infection Control and Epidemiology is a plus
  • Current BLS for Health Care Provider card