Director, Infection Prevention and Control

Job ID: R-21718
Category: Professional/Managerial
Department: Quality Assurance

Shift: Days
Location: Pasadena, CA

When you join the Huntington Hospital team, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of compassionate community care. Over the past 129 years, we’ve grown from a small 16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 619 beds. As part of our commitment to providing equitable, high-quality care to all members of our community, we embrace differences and work hard to create a place of belonging for our patients and our employees. When you join the Huntington family, you’ll be empowered to enact change that continuously improves our ability to deliver world-class care, with kindness and dignity, to all who need it.

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Department:

875200 Quality Assurance

Expectations:

The Director, Infection Control will have the authority and 24 hour responsibility for ensuring strategies are implemented to prevent avoidable healthcare associated infections, maintaining compliance with national standards and regulatory agencies including but not limited to TJC, OSHA, CMS, CDC/NHSN, California statues and other nationally organized recommendations and requirements, coordination and management of activities and resources for infection prevention and control. The Director is trained in hospital epidemiology principles and is responsible for the department's functions related to surveillance, analysis, interpretation and reporting of healthcare associated infections; educating employees about infection control prevention; the development of health system policies and procedures.

Education:
Master's degree in Nursing or Health related field required. Bachelor's in Nursing required.

Experience/Training:
Minimum 3 years Manager level experience in Infection Control required.

Licenses/Certifications:
Current active unrestricted RN license issued by State of California required. CIC required.

Skills:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, electronic medical records and infection control databases. Experience in handling budgets, recruitment/retention and other staff related competencies.

Worker Type:

Regular

Full time

Shift:

Days