Sutter Health RN - Infection Preventionist (Solano & Davis) ($5,000 sign-on) (Full Time) in Vallejo, California
The Infection Preventionist RN has 24/7 responsibility for Sutter Solano Medical Center's Infection Prevention program providing expert consultation and support to patient care delivery and department operations with professional responsibility in the following functions: case finding, surveillance, reporting, data analysis and interpretation, inspection, control measures, education, consultation, evaluation, performance improvement and recommendations. The position assures compliance with Title 22and other regulations related to hospital operations along with standards developed by TJC, FDA, OSHPD and OSHA/Cal-OSHA.
The Infection Preventionist performs analysis of narrative and statistical data at both Sutter Solano Medical Center and Sutter Davis Hospital .
The Infection Preventionist is available by pager for consultation on any infection control matters/concerns
Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Epidemiology, Nursing or related field is required.
Master's degree in Microbiology, Epidemiology, Nursing or related field is preferred.
Experience in Performance Improvement in an acute care hospital setting is required.
Prior experience in analysis of clinical date is required.
Experience in using LEAN principles is preferred.
3 - 5 years of experience in an Infection Control position is preferred.
Experience managing and prioritizing multiple projects/duties is required.
Working in teams of diverse healthcare is required.
Licensures and Certifications:
Registered Nurse - CA State Licensure is required.
Certified in Infection Control - CIC is required within 1.5 years of hire.
Certified Professional Healthcare Quality RN - CN-PH QUAL is preferred.
Organization: Sutter Solano Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.