Infection Prevention Manager

HCA Texas City , TX 77591

Posted 2 months ago

Mainland Medical Center - Texas City, TX

An HCA Affiliated Hospital

Infection Prevention Manager Infection Prevention Control / Epidemiology.

Founded in 1952, Mainland Medical Center has been part of Galveston County for more than 55 years. Originally a 90-bed hospital, we have grown to a 223 bed acute care facility offering quality, compassionate care with state-of-the-art services. Our services include inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services.

Mainland Medical Center is part of the HCA Gulf Division, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, cancer centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas residents and businesses. Our growth is truly a reflection of the changing needs of our community, our patients and rapidly advancing medical technology. Our services include:

  • Breast Care Center

  • Cardiovascular Services

  • Center for Sleep Disorders

  • Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

  • Emergency Services

  • Occupational Health and Wellness

  • Senior Mental Health

Mainland Medical Center is currently looking for an Infection Prevention Manager Infection Prevention Control / Epidemiology.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implementation and ongoing monitoring of the infection prevention and control programs for System. Implementation accomplished through performing surveillance, consultation and education regarding prevention and control activities under the direction of the system director of infection prevention and control and the physician epidemiologist.

  • Serve as internal consultant in regards to data collection, analysis, reporting and team facilitation in relation to improving patient outcomes related to health care associated infections and infectious diseases.

  • Coordination, facilitation and leadership of infection prevention and control activities related to patient and health care worker safety and quality/performance improvement initiatives.

  • Serve as a project lead for infection prevention initiatives across the system and expected to develop skills in specialty focus areas to support the work of the department.

  • Manages department staff to perform program functions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's degree in nursing, medical technology, clinical laboratory science, public health or other health-related field is required (currently in a graduate degree program acceptable).

  • Current state professional license or certification/registration as required by field of practice is required.

  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in infection prevention and control and healthcare epidemiology in the acute care setting is required.

  • Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control (CBIC) is required.

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