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Infection Preventionist, Registered Nurse

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Tracy
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 acute care beds, provides a full continuum of care, including:

  • 24-hour emergency care
  • inpatient and outpatient -surgery
  • specialty services in obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, sleep disorders and physical therapy
  • a Level II Trauma CenterMemorial Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center and STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center. -MMC is part of , one of the thanks to its integrated network of physician, employee and volunteer pioneers-more than 60,000 people strong. Rooted in Sutter Health's not-for-profit mission, these team members partner to deliver exceptional care that feels personal. From physician offices to hospitals to outpatient care centers and home services, they proudly support and learn from the more than 3 million people in their care-nearly 1 percent of the U.S. population, in one of the most diverse and innovative regions in the world. -The Infection Preventionist develops and coordinates surveillance, education, and consultation and other assigned concurrent quality management activities in the as assigned by the Director of Quality and Safety.
  • Provides leadership in epidemiology and infection control.
  • Investigates, monitors and reports outbreaks, communicable disease exposures, and potential transmissions.
  • Conducts concurrent infection control surveillance and uses surveillance data to develop appropriate interventions.
  • Helps implement guidelines and evaluates practice to ensure that guidelines are applied consistently.
  • Identifies and/or responds to needs for consultation about emergency or recurrent problems that need to be resolved.
  • Provides consultation for regulatory compliance, construction issues, disaster and surge planning, maintenance of infection prevention and patient safety strategies, and during emergent or existing and ongoing issues.

    -Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor degree in either Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Epidemiology, or other Healthcare related field is required; Masters Degree is preferred.
    • Registed Nurse - State License is required. -
    • Minimum of 1-3 years' experience in infection prevention, including nursing, epidemiology, public health or related field may be substituted.
    • Must be able to travel in and out of Stanislaus County, a times, on short notice. Travel may also include transcontinental air flights, Must be able to travel either alone or in a group.
    • Driver License, valid and in state - DL Number
    • Automobile Insurance -Skills & Knowledge: -
      • Knowledge of microbiology terminology. -
      • Basic mathematical and data analysis skills (rate calculation, trend analysis, etc.). -
      • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
      • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Power Point and Excel -Organization:Memorial Medical Center, ModestoEmployee Status: RegularBenefits: YesPosition Status: ExemptUnion: NoJob Shift: DayShift Hours:8 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Monday-FridayWeekend Requirements: OtherSchedule: Full TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80Applications Accepted:All Applications AcceptedSchedule/Shift: Full Time/ Day

Keywords: Sutter Health, Tracy , Infection Preventionist, Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Tracy, California

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