Manager, Infection Control Homestead Hospital Full-Time, 8am-4:30pm
Baptist Health South Florida is the region’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 23,000 employees working across 11 hospital campuses and more than 100 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. In 2016 we welcomed the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center.
Homestead Hospital is a 142-bed, Magnet-designated community hospital where a phenomenal group of healthcare professionals and volunteers achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. We have a beautiful facility in which our nurses are empowered to make decisions that result in improved patient care in a warm, friendly environment.
Responsible for administering the Infection Control Program, which includes conducting relevant surveillance activities; providing appropriate education; reviewing infection control related policies and procedures; reporting reportable diseases to the local health department; participating in committees, including but not limited to Infection Control, Safety, Product Evaluation; and conducting Performance Improvement activities. In collaboration with the Chairman (or Infection Disease MD), you will have the authority for developing, approving and implementing infection control policies and procedures. This authority also includes instituting appropriate control measures when it is necessary for the safety of patients, visitors and staff. Such measures may include but are not limited to isolation of patients or geographic areas, cleaning and disinfection, new construction and renovation design review, and evaluation of the patients’, visitors’, staffs’ environment for possible infection control problems. Additional measures include but are not limited to investigation and follow-up of exposure to communicable diseases.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing – BSN required; MSN or MPH preferred.
Minimum 5 years experience includes infection control, critical care or acute care nursing required.
Infection Control Certification highly preferred, or obtained within 2 years of hire.
Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 19th time Baptist Health has been recognized on the list. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019-2020 Best Hospitals and have been honored as one of PEOPLE’s 2019 50 Companies that Care by PEOPLE magazine and Great Place to Work.
Find out why this is the best place to be your best! Apply online to Job ID: 88767
Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. This position is not open to any third party recruiters, consultants and/or vendors at this time.
Internal Number: 88767
About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health South Florida is the largest faith-based, not-for-profit health care organization in the region. Its network of services supported by more than 19,500 employees extends throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties. Our facilities include Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Bethesda Health, Doctors Hospital, Fishermen’s Community Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital and the Miami Cancer Institute; outpatient diagnostic and surgical facilities, such as our Baptist Medical Plazas and home health care services in the region. The Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center will usher in a new era of innovative, precision cancer treatment that is unmatched in South Florida today. Our not-for-profit facility is on track to bring nationally renowned oncology experts to what will become a world-class destination for patients from across the U.S., the Caribbean and Latin America. Our International Center of Miami is one of the largest hospital-based international programs in America. Thousands of people each year travel to Miami from around the world to visit our respected physicians and our medical facilities.