Infection Control RN, BSN

Carenational San Diego , CA 92173

Posted 2 months ago

Infection Control RN, BSN - Hospital SystemSan Diego, CA (South side)Infection Control RNJob Summary:
  • Participates in performance improvement efforts related to Infection Prevention and Control Programs.
  • Performs Infection Control surveillance, consultation and risk assessments and promotes quality outcomes.
  • Assists in the development and evaluation of clinical guidelines, policies and procedures relevant to the Infection Control programs.
  • Proficiently engages staff in rounds to evaluate integration of Infection Control practices in all clinical areas.
  • Participates in the organization and performance of Infection Control educational activities.
  • Contributes to the creation of and presents accurate Infection Prevention and Control data analytics with recommendations and reports to the Infection Control Committee, Quality Management and others as required
  • Functions proficiently in data management and analysis in areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities.
  • Contributes to the formulation of Infection Control outcomes for groups of patients, staff and the organization.
  • Assists in the generation, evaluation and management in a data base, critical surveillance and compliance statistical data and information.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary groups promoting decisions that positively impact the program, services, and/or medical center. Collaborates with peers and leaders to evaluate various outcomes based on strategic priorities. Functions as a change agent, actively participating in assisting peers through the change process.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills in effectively coordinating interdisciplinary teams to meet Performance Measures.
  • Provides proficient consultation and direct interventions for infection risk assessment, prevention and control strategies.
Infection Control RNBackground:
  • Valid, unrestricted state Registered Nurse (R.N.) license is required.
  • Requires Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.).
  • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control(C.I.C.) or relevant training preferred.
  • Requires 5 years acute care clinical nursing experience, with at least1 year experience as an Infection Control Preventionist.
  • Around 5 years of increasing leadership responsibilities required.
  • Prefer specialized training in a process improvement and performance excellence frameworks.
  • Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Word, Excel, database use, and basic data entry.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; ability to interact within all levels of the organization as well as with external contacts.
  • Must be able to prioritize, plan, and handle multiple tasks/demands simultaneously.
  • Candidates must be fully bilingual (read & write) in both English andSpanish.
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