RN Infection Preventionist - Sub Acute Neurological Care

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Sub-Acute Neurological Care
Hours / Pay Period
Community Hospital of San Bernardino
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday 8AM-4:30PM
Work Schedule
8 Hour
CA-San Bernardino


Founded in 1910, Dignity Health - Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a 347-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  Known for its programs in maternity care and pediatrics, behavioral health and long-term subacute care for adults and children, the hospital also includes inpatient and outpatient surgery.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/san-bernardino for more information.


Position Summary:
Collaborates with the department leader in all infection prevention related activities associated with surveillance, performance improvement, and education which are intended to ensure that the facility&rsquo;s patients, personnel, and&nbsp;visitors will be protected from transmission of diseases and&nbsp;infection within the facility&rsquo;s environment as identified in the core competency model by the Association for Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).</p>
Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for assisting the department to ensure compliance with Hospital Accreditation Standards, State and CMS regulations, and for the daily operations of the Infection Prevention Department.
  • Assists the department leader with ongoing assessment and development of programs, policies and procedures, and forms to address the Infection Prevention needs of employees, volunteers, contract workers, independent contractors, physicians, registry workers, and students in accordance with the guidelines established by the regulatory agencies.
  • Oversees and monitors the clinical work of staff. Identifies competency and training needs. Coordinates and oversees training. Utilizes senior area staff to assist with training and provides clinical expertise.
  • Identifies and implements updates to the Infection Prevention Program when new regulations and/or professional guidelines are published.


Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor's degree in Science (i.e. Microbiology, Biology, Nursing, Public Health) or five (5) years of related job or industry experience in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in Nursing, Microbiology, Biology, or Public Health.
  • An active license in state of practice is required for a Registered Nurse or Clinical Lab Scientist. Certification in Infection Prevention and Control by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC) to be obtained during first two (2) years of hire.


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