K.A. Recruiting

Program Manager Infection Prevention and Control - RN

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Job Type: Nurse Leadership Opportunities Job Number: CMM10152001

Job Description

Seeking experienced RN for a Program Manager Infection Prevention and Control

Actively interviewing applicants 

Hiring during COVID-19.

This role manages the planning, development, implementation, evaluation/continuous improvement of an infection prevention and control program for the hospital and associated ambulatory care clinics. You will report to the Director Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Officer.

  • Required: BSN
  • Preferred: Master's degree in nursing, public health, epidemiology, environmental health, microbiology or other public health related field


Duties of this role: 

  • Manages the planning, development, implementation, evaluation/improvement of infection prevention and control services/programs that meet or exceed established standards/performance measures for quality, patient satisfaction, cost, employee quality of work life, physician and department satisfaction, clinical outcomes and regulatory compliance
  • Develop, evaluate and modify the annual surveillance plan based on the population(s) served, services provided and analysis of the surveillance data
  • Manages infection prevention and control services/programs in the hospital and ambulatory clinics. Ensures that services/programs are of uniform and consistent value, quality, performance and cost throughout all departments in the hospital and outpatient clinic buildings
  • Manages the development and implementation of evidence-based interventions designed to reduce/eliminate the risk for Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) and/or disease transmission
  • Acts as the Infection Prevention and Control liaison/consultant for the entire Medical Center and/or delegates appropriate duties
  • Manages surveillance activities and the monitoring, reporting and development of applicable intervention(s) for infection trends (e.g. National/Regional/ Divisional Indicators, Board Report, facility specific indicators, etc.) in the acute and ambulatory settings
  • Develops and reviews infection prevention and control policies and protocols


As for a leadership component - this is what will be expected of you: 

  • Bring enthusiasm, creativity and innovation to the IP program
  • Work collaboratively with others providing direction when necessary
  • Contribute to the development of healthcare providers through education and mentorship
  • Manage human resource processes; provides supervision and leadership to Infection Prevention staff; hires, fires, promotes, demotes, manages and evaluates staff performance and development
  • Prepare and deliver infection prevention presentations to external groups and organizations


For more information, please contact me: clare@ka-recruiting.com or 617-746-2751.

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