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Manager Infection Control

Company: Shore Medical Center
Location: Somers Point
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary The Manager, Infection Control is responsibility for developing, coordinating and supervising the multiple facets of the Infection Control program. # Core Duties and Responsibilities ### #Integrates the Infection Control Department#s services into the primary functions of the Medical Center ### #Coordinates and integrates the interdepartmental and intradepartmental services, i.e., the setting of specific practices and protocols within the Medical Center relating to Infection Control/Employee Health ### #Assesses and improves continually the quality of care and services provided by the Infection Control Department ### #Maintains the quality control programs of the Infection Control Department both interdepartmentally and throughout the hospital. ### #Prepares accountability reports for the department. ### #Orients and continuously educates all persons in the Infection Control Department. ### #Assures that rounds are made on all units for the purpose of case finding of nosocomial infections, compliance to Body Standard Precautions/isolation practices and Infection Control Environment of Care Standards ### #Reviews and discusses with the Infection Control Practitioners daily bacteriological culture reports, bringing to the attention of Nurse Managers all observed trends and/or patients with communicable diseases. ### #Assures that a log is established of all infected and/or colonized patients to assure for proper isolation and/or patient placement ### #Develops surveillance programs to meet the standards of Joint Commission indicators and State surveillance programs ### #Consults with medical and nursing staff as well as patients and their families as required. ### #Reviews and revises all Infection Control//Medical Center Infection Control//OSHA Policies/Manuals and Infection Control Departmental policies and procedures. # Requirements ### #NJ RN License and/or Microbiology Technician ### #CIC Certification Board or Board Eligible of Infection Control and Epidemiology ### #Bachelor#s Degree ### #Supervisory or Management experience in Infection Control/Quality Improvement ### #Intermediate computer skills, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills ### #Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods with the ability to lift, push and pull # Additional information ### #To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. ### #This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company#s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ### #Shore Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender identity, affectional or sexual orientation or sex. #

Position Summary

The Manager, Infection Control is responsibility for developing, coordinating and supervising the multiple facets of the Infection Control program.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Integrates the Infection Control Department's services into the primary functions of the Medical Center
  • Coordinates and integrates the interdepartmental and intradepartmental services, i.e., the setting of specific practices and protocols within the Medical Center relating to Infection Control/Employee Health
  • Assesses and improves continually the quality of care and services provided by the Infection Control Department
  • Maintains the quality control programs of the Infection Control Department both interdepartmentally and throughout the hospital.
  • Prepares accountability reports for the department.
  • Orients and continuously educates all persons in the Infection Control Department.
  • Assures that rounds are made on all units for the purpose of case finding of nosocomial infections, compliance to Body Standard Precautions/isolation practices and Infection Control Environment of Care Standards
  • Reviews and discusses with the Infection Control Practitioners daily bacteriological culture reports, bringing to the attention of Nurse Managers all observed trends and/or patients with communicable diseases.
  • Assures that a log is established of all infected and/or colonized patients to assure for proper isolation and/or patient placement
  • Develops surveillance programs to meet the standards of Joint Commission indicators and State surveillance programs
  • Consults with medical and nursing staff as well as patients and their families as required.
  • Reviews and revises all Infection Control//Medical Center Infection Control//OSHA Policies/Manuals and Infection Control Departmental policies and procedures.

Requirements

  • NJ RN License and/or Microbiology Technician
  • CIC Certification Board or Board Eligible of Infection Control and Epidemiology
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Supervisory or Management experience in Infection Control/Quality Improvement
  • Intermediate computer skills, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods with the ability to lift, push and pull

Additional information

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • Shore Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender identity, affectional or sexual orientation or sex.

Keywords: Shore Medical Center, Camden , Manager Infection Control, Other , Somers Point, New Jersey

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