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Infection Preventionist - Infection Control - F/T - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 9746

Updated: September 14, 2017
Job Family: Professional

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                     EHS Specialist III

Position Number:                      10004854

Reports to:                                 Director

Working Title:                            Infection Preventionist

Cost Center:                              Infection Control (8712)

Bargaining Unit:                        None

FLSA:                                          Exempt

Job Code:                                   7132

Date Created:                             12/25/2011

Shift:                                           Day Shift

Hours:                                         40.00

 

Position Summary: 

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.

 

Salary Range: 

 

Rate    Minimum  $80,000.00    Maximum  $144,300.00

 

Required Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of Microsoft office applications

Current RN license or bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field

Demonstrated strong writing, public speaking and interpersonal communication skills

Strong organizational skills and attention to details

Two years experience in a healthcare or public health setting

Work schedule flexibility

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Certification in Infection Control

Knowledge of UC policies and procedures

Master's Degree

 

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. 

 
 
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