Position Summary: Reporting to the Manager of Epidemiology & Infection Prevention, the incumbent is responsible for program development and coordination with patient care delivery programs. Incumbent insures compliance with JCAHO, CMS, CalOSHA and Title 22 standards. Incumbent will collaborate on performance improvement goals. Incumbent oversees surveillance, assessment, control and prevention of infections in patients, employees and visitors. The emphasis of this position is on education and consultation regarding infection control practices, collection and presentation of information regarding epidemiological investigations, antibiotic utilization, and emergence of multiple resistant pathogens. This position will provide infection prevention consultation to inpatient and ambulatory locations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Two years experience in a healthcare or public health setting
Demonstrated strong writing, public speaking and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to details
Work schedule flexibility
Basic knowledge of Microsoft office applications
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Current RN license or bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field
Certification in Infection Control
Knowledge of UC policies and procedures
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
Physical, Mental, & Environmental Demands To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
Internal Number: 006499
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