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MANAGER INFECTION CONTROL

MANAGER INFECTION CONTROL

ID 
2017-23351
Site 
BAYSHORE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Holmdel
Status 
Full Time
Shift 
Day
Shift Hours 
8:30a - 5p

More information about this job

Overview

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

 

The Manager of Infection Control Designs, implements and evaluates the Infection Control and Epidemiology program for the Medical Center in accordance with accepted medical practice, federal, state and local regulations, and accrediting organizations with direction from the Chairman of the Infection Control Committee, Administration and Manager of Outcomes Management Department. The primary focus of the program is to prevent nosocomial infections through surveillance, recommendation of preventive measures, and education of personnel, medical staff, students, patients, families and the community.

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Manager of Infection Control at Meridian includes:

  • Performing surveillance of the hospital population for infection
  • Presenting data
  • Planning, organizing and managing Infection Control/Epidemiology program services
  • Maintaining professional relationships with all departments
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge for the practice of infection control
  • Ensuring appropriate supervision and case consultation
  • Managing within the established infection control standards and management protocols
  • Supervising Infection Control program operations and staff
  • Adjusting staffing to departmental needs
  • Performing analysis of Infection Control Data

Qualifications

  • Current and valid Nursing License in the State of New Jersey is preferred
  • BSN is required
  • Master’s Degree in a related field is preferred
  • Infection Control experience is required
  • Certified Infection Control practitioner is preferred
  • Five (5) years of acute care experience is preferred
  • Two (2) years of infection control experience is preferred
  • Research experience in Infection Control and epidemiology or public health is a plus

 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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