RN-Infection Prevention Practitioner - Infection Prevention - Full Time - 8 Hour - Days
Company: John Muir Health
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: November 20, 2023
The RN - The Infection Prevention Practitioner coordinates the
Infection Prevention Program activities by providing surveillance,
education, and expert consultative services relative to the
prevention, detection, identification and control of infectious /
communicable diseases and healthcare associated Infections (HAIs)
within the hospital and or the physician network.Education:
Bachelor of Science - Nursing - Required or Equivalent or related
field - Required
Completion of CDPH-HAI - California Department of Public Health
(Healthcare Associated Infections) - Preferred
3 years Nursing - Acute Care - Required
1 year Healthcare - Infection Prevention - Required or Comparable
education considered in lieu of experience
1 year Healthcare - Epidemiology/Public Health - Required or
Comparable education considered in lieu of experience
Continuous Improvement - Process Improvement - Required
Infection Prevention Surveillance and Reporting Databases -
RN Registered Nursing - California Board of Nursing - Required
CIC Certification in Infection Control - Certification Board of
Infection Control and Epidemiology - Preferred or Must be Obtained
within 2 years of hire
Epidemiological principles and statistical methods relevant to
infection prevention and infectious disease process.
Basic principles of general, clinical and environmental
The cause and prevention of communicable diseases;
preventing/controlling the transmission of infectious agents.
Principles used in sterilization, disinfection and sanitation in a
Teaching and learning principles necessary for developing,
implementing and evaluating education programs related to infection
Identification and intervention/implementation of strategies for
performance improvement projects in areas focused on improving
patient safety and infection prevention and containment.
Must be able to maintain effective working relationships with a
wide variety of individuals.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including
presentation skills with large audiences.
Knowledge of principles of change management.
Understanding of accreditation and regulatory requirements related
to infection prevention, including The Joint Commission (TJC),
California Title 22, and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid
Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook and
Ability to apply statistical methods, pay close attention to detail
and present accurate data and reports.
A high degree of organizational skills, ability to set priorities,
manage multiple demands and the ability to complete tasks under
strict time lines is required.
Ability to work as a collaborative leader within an
Consistent demonstration of professional growth within the
Infection Prevention specialty.
08.0 - 08:00 - 16:30 No Waive (United States of America)Pay
$72.66 - $99.00HourlyOffer amounts are based on
demonstrated/relevant experience and/or licensure.
Note: Positions at JMH which are exempt (not eligible for overtime)
under the level of Manager are listed as hourly for compensation
purposes on this posting. The work shift will contain the word
'exempt' on it.
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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