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RN Infection Preventionist

California Hospital Medical Center Los Angeles, California
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The posted compensation range of $51.44 - $74.58 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-347579 Employment Type Full Time Department Infection Control Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Remote No Category Risk and Compliance
Overview

Founded in 1887 Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed acute care nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center the Los Angeles Center for Womens Health obstetrics and pediatric services and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health one of the nations five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/californiahospital for more information.


Responsibilities
  • Responsible for assisting the department to ensure compliance with Hospital Accreditation Standards State and CMS regulations and for the daily operations of the Infection Prevention Department.
  • Assists the department leader with ongoing assessment and development of programs policies and procedures and forms to address the Infection Prevention needs of employees volunteers contract workers independent contractors physicians registry workers and students in accordance with the guidelines established by the regulatory agencies.
  • Oversees and monitors the clinical work of staff. Identifies competency and training needs. Coordinates and oversees training. Utilizes senior area staff to assist with training and provides clinical expertise.
  • Identifies and implements updates to the Infection Prevention Program when new regulations and/or professional guidelines are published.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience in Nursing, Microbiology, Biology, Public Health or other healthcare related field.
  • Bachelor's degree in Science (i.e. Microbiology, Biology, Nursing, Public Health) or five (5) years of related job or industry experience in lieu of degree.

Licensure:

  • An active license in state of practice is required for a Registered Nurse or Clinical Lab Scientist.
  • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC) to be obtained during first two (2) years of hire.
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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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