California Pediatric Nurse Manager Infectious Disease Job Req 93047

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If you are a Registered Nurse with managerial experience and certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology, you are a strong candidate for this amazing job opportunity with a leading academic children's hospital in California. With responsibility for the hospital-wide Infection Prevention Program, the RN Manager in this role leads and manages program initiatives and surveillance for infection prevention and control within the organization. This is a full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm position with 80 hours per pay period that offers a competitive benefits plan with salary based on experience.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the RN Manager of Infection Prevention Job:
Ensure the safety of all patients, staff and visitors by monitoring the hospital environment for prevention, detection, and control of infection risks
Report communicable diseases to the public health department
Control potential infection risks from various activities within the hospital, including construction
Develop and implement staff education and training programs that support the organization's infection prevention and control program
Assess, evaluate, and amend all hospital infection control policies and procedures
Ensure the Infection Prevention program is in compliance with federal and state regulations

Qualifications

Qualifications for the RN Manager of Infection Prevention Job:
An active California Registered Nurse license, a Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) license, or other California license in a related clinical field is required
CIC certification (Infection Control and Epidemiology) is required

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the RN Manager of Infection Prevention Job:
A Bachelor's Degree in a related field is required
A Master's Degree is preferred, or a combination of equivalent experience and education

Hospital/Clinic Description

This leading academic children's hospital is a member of one of the largest healthcare networks in the U.S. Providing medical and surgical services to patients from newborns to young adults, it has achieved Magnet status, the highest national recognition granted to a hospital or medical center for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. It has been recognized by The Leapfrog Group for its high standards for healthcare safety and quality care, and has received The Beacon Award for excellence in critical care nursing. It is ranked in seven pediatric specialties in U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals for 2020-21. Affiliated with the Stanford University School of Medicine, this leading pediatric hospital is instrumental in training future pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.
For more information, please contact Jill Gilliland, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at jill@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience Requirements for the RN Manager of Infection Prevention Job:
A minimum of five years of progressive and successful experience in infection prevention is required, ten years is preferred
A minimum of three years of leadership experience

Skills

Lead; Manager; pediatric; Program Development; Registered Nurse

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