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RN/Manager - Infection Prevention/Quality

Company: Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Job Description:

JOB CODE: (120222) RN/Manager - Infection Prevention/Quality LOCATION: Riverside County (CA) Great opportunity to join a health care system renowned as an innovative leader with a network spanning over 70 hospitals and more than 200 outpatient centers nationwide with more than 100,000 professionals. Be a part of a team delivering the perfect combination of excellent patient care with compassion and at the same time, enjoy working for an organization that offers a culture of respect and collaboration attracting some of the best physicians, skilled nurses, and compassionate caregivers, along with extensive resources, comprehensive educational programs, real advancement potential, and a spirit of inclusion and teamwork! This 145 bed acute care hospital has been providing medical care to the residents in Riverside County since the mid-60s with a variety of services that include: 24/7 Emergency Care, Orthopedic and Joint Replacement Services, Cardiovascular Services, Maternity/Pediatric Services, Ambulatory Surgery Center, and more. As the Quality Management Manager, this position reports directly to the Director of Clinical Quality Improvement (DCQI), directs and coordinates the Infection Prevention (IP) program in the hospital and is responsible for Project Management in assigned clinical programs for quality of care, performance improvement and patient safety. The Quality Management Manager will facilitate performance improvement initiatives where indicate while monitoring the effectiveness of clinical quality projects. This designated person will be given authority to implement and enforce infection prevention and will be responsible for tasks to implement and enforce the Surveillance, Prevention and Control Program policies, coordinate all infection prevention control within the hospital and facilitate ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of prevention and/or control activities and interventions. As such, the Quality Management Manager Infection Prevention and Clinical Project Management responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following activities: Project Manager of assigned clinical programs and provides consultative support in clinical quality programs in the hospital as determined by the DCQI. Infection prevention and control practice incorporates into practice effective activities that are specific to the practice setting, the population serviced, and the continuum of care. Surveillance Uses a systematic approach to monitor the effectiveness of prevention and control strategies that are consistent with the organizations goals and objectives. Epidemiology Applies epidemiologic principles and statistical methods, including risk stratification and benchmarking, to identify target populations, determine risk factors, design prevention and control strategies, analyze trends, and evaluate processes. Education Serves as an educator and education resource for heath care providers, ancillary staff, patients, families and the general public. Consultation Provides expert knowledge and guidance in infection control and clinical quality programs in the hospital. Occupational Health Collaborates with occupational health in the development of strategies that address the risk of disease transmission to health care providers and ancillary staff. Program Administration and Evaluation Systematically evaluates the effectiveness of the Infection Prevention Program and assigned Clinical Quality Programs of the hospital. Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Functions as an integral part of performance improvement initiatives to promote positive patient and employee outcomes. Research Conducts, participates, evaluates- and/or applies relevant research findings to infection prevention, quality improvement. Research includes evidenced based studies and/or outbreak/cluster investigations, surveillance findings, and others. Will provide management coverage for the Quality Department when requested. REQUIREMENTS: Current license as Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of California or related health field Five (5) years of experience in an acute care facility Two (2) years of experience in performance improvement/quality duties and demonstrates knowledge and experience in Quality Management Tools. Must have Infection Control experience. National Certification in Infection Control (CIC) preferred or ability to obtain certification within three (3) years of assuming the position. Knowledgeable in use of computers and specific hardware i.e. Word Perfect, Word, Excel, Access Statistical educational background Good communication skills and ability to work with others The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position. For consideration, please send us your CV/resume in MS Word format only. If there is a viable match, one of our consultants will contact you within 24-48 hours. To ensure that our response to your application reaches your INBOX (not your junk or spam folder), please add our email address to your Safe Senders list or to your Address Book.

Keywords: Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC, Palm Springs , RN/Manager - Infection Prevention/Quality, Executive , Palm Springs, California

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