The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for the facilityï¿½s activities aimed at preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Requires broad knowledge of clinical and administrative requirements and accreditation/licensure standards. Coordinates classification and reporting of all patient, employee, and significant community acquired infections identified at the Medical Center. Actively participates in Tenetï¿½s Infection Prevention Program and is responsible for the Infection Control Module data entry and follow-up reports to NHSN.
Doctors Medical Center Modesto is a 465-bed multispecialty hospital located in Californiaï¿½s San Joaquin Valley. The hospital is home to a verified level 2 trauma center, cardiology, TAVR and open heart surgery program, high risk obstetrics and a level 3 NICU, neurosurgery including spine specialties and deep brain stimulation services, interventional bi-plane radiology, oncology, a behavioral health campus and the regionï¿½s first DaVinci Robotic Surgical system. We are there for patients at every stage of their life and we are there for nurses at every stage of their career.
Current California RN License
Bachelorï¿½s Degree in Nursing required.
Masterï¿½s Degree in Nursing, Public Health or Epidemiology or equivalent preferred.
Minimum three (3) years of recent experience in Infection Control in a hospital setting required.
Five (5) yearsï¿½ experience in the above preferred.
Knowledge of OSHA, APIC, Title 22, JCAHO, NHSN and CDC regulations and guidelines.
Efficient in the following computer applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Certification in Infection Control
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Modesto, California
Facility: Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905004291
About Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.