Manager of Infection Prevention

Job ID
2020-104362
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Infection Control
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
AZ-Phoenix

Overview

Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/stjosephs.

Responsibilities

Coordinates all infection prevention related activities associated with surveillance, performance improvement , and education which are intended to ensure that the facility’s patients, personnel & visitors will be protected from transmission of diseases & infection within the facility’s environment as identified in the core competency model by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).  #missioncritical

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Qualifications

Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Science (Miccrobiology, Biology, Nursing, Public Health) is required. Board certification in Infection Prevention and Control is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in nursing, microbiology, biology, Nursing or Public Health. Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience as an Infection Preventionist in an acute care facility.
Licensure: 
  • Registered Nurse or Clinical Lab Scientist with an state license. Active member of APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology).

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