HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Director - Infection Prevention in San Jose, California

Regional Medical Center of San Joseis a Level II designated and verified Trauma Center staffed by in-house specialists 24/7/365. The hospital provides a host of technologically advanced services including Cardiovascular, Neuro, Orthopedic, Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology, along with multi-organ Cancer Care, and services for Women and Children. Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certifications as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a/Get with the Guidelines/Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Atrial Fibrillation Program, county designated STEMI Receiving Center, ACoS accredited Community Cancer Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by the Joint Commission in Sepsis care. Regional is a recipient of Healthgrades 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and has also been awarded several clinical and program awards from Healthgrades. The hospital has also been recognized U.S. News and World Report and the Joint Commission as a top performing hospital _ _ _POSITION SUMMARY_: This position in conjunction with the Infection Control Committee is administratively responsible for the design, implementation, of on-going performance improvement of the hospital-wide Infection Control program. Serves as a consultant, researcher, facilitator, and proponent of change in order to provide quality health care within the hospital.

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_LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS_: 1) CBIC Certification.2) Current California RN License if candidate is a nurse. 3) m(ASCP) Certification is candidate is a Microbiologist or Medical Technologist.

_EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS_: 1) 3-5 years experience in Infection Control. 2) Management experience in a healthcare setting. 3) Clinical nursing experience recommended. Experience in critical care, emergency department and OR preferred but not required. 4) Experience teaching adults and development of education tools and programs preferred. _ _ _EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS_: 1) BA/BS Degree and/or equivalent capability through experience and/or education.

_KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS_: Knowledge: 1) Current Infection Control standards, practices, requirements, regulations, & recommendations of Federal, State, and County regulatory bodies as necessary to perform Infection Control duties. (TJC, OSHA, CDC, APIC). 2) Organizational & functions of acute care hospital with comprehensive range of patient care experience. 3) Aware of policy and procedures regarding chain of command, job responsibilities, & hospital performance improvement. Skills: 1) Ability to work well in a team environment with minimal supervision while exercising effective decision making initiative, diplomacy, tact, confidentiality, delegation and organizational skills. 2) Strong written and verbal communication skills. 3) Ability to design, create, and display reports for timely, accurate and actionable performance improvement studies. 5) Computer skills to include Microsoft office, excel. 6) Use of Electronic Medical Record.

Title: Director - Infection Prevention

Location: California-San Jose-Regional Medical Center of San Jose

Requisition ID: 08385-16650