Since 1864 our organization has served the health care needs of the East Bay. The organization has been a vital community asset, which embodies a core mission of “Caring, Healing, Teaching, Serving All.” The heart of our mission is to promote wellness, eliminate disparities, and improve and maintain the health of residents of the diverse communities of Alameda County. We are an organization that continues to adapt and transform. We do so to promote wellness and provide top-quality health care to our growing and diverse community.
Infection Preventionist Registered Nurse
As the Infection Preventionist (IP), and in conjunction with the Infection Control Committee, you will develop, coordinate, implement, maintain, and oversee the hospital wide infection control program to prevent and/or control infection among patients and employees and to comply with requirements of the Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Disease Control (CDC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the California Department of Public Health. You will collaborate with nurses, physicians, and all ancillary departments of the medical center.
A BSN required
Registered Nurse or possession of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in biological science from an approved college or university with specialization in bacteriology, microbiology, epidemiology, or a related field
Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC) from the Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology
A valid California driver’s license
Three years of full-time experience as a registered nurse in a large medical facility with at least one year of experience in the field of infection control and in medical and nursing audits (note: A bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required general nursing experience), or three years of full-time experience as a laboratory technologist in an acute care hospital with at least one year of experience in the field of bacteriology, microbiology, or infection control, or one year of experience working full-time as an Infection Preventionist at an acute care hospital