The Infection Control Coordinator is responsible for facilitating and coordinating the infection surveillance, prevention and control program, promoting safe, effective infection control practices and for assuring facility infection control compliance with regulating agencies. Additional duties may include assisting with patient safety and risk management activities, performing investigational reviews, collecting performance improvement data, and reviewing clinical trial studies.
Experience/Specialized Skills: Minimum 3 years of acute care/infection control experience and/or data collection and performance improvement/risk management experience. Must have experience with adult education, basic statistics and epidemiological principles.
Required Certification/Registration: Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or attends a basic infection control training course CA RN license, other relevant license, for non nurses or equivalent experience.
Required Education/Course(s)/Training: Bachelor's degree, nursing or biological sciences or equivalent experience.
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Scripps Health is a $2.9 billion private, nonprofit, integrated health system in San Diego, California that is ranked among the top 15 health systems in the nation. Scripps treats 700,000 patients annually. The organization encompasses: •Four hospitals on five campuses:
•More than 3,000 affiliated physicians and 15,000 employees
• Scripps Clinic and Scripps Coastal Medical Center, a network of... integrated facilities with specialists from more than 60 medical and surgical specialties at more than 28 outpatient centers and clinics
•Home health care
•A wide range of health education classes and support services
Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps in the community of La Jolla, the health system now extends from Chula Vista to Oceanside. It is consistently recognized for providing high quality health care. Learn more about the organization’s awards and accolades.