Infection Prevention Program Manager - Part Time, Days
Texas Health Resources
Allen, Texas 75013

Job Description


Infection Prevention Program Manager

Texas Health is seeking an experienced Infection Prevention Program Manager to join our team!

Is that you??

Work location: Texas Health Allen, 1105 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas, 75013

Work hours: Part Time, 24 Hours, Days

Position Highlights

• Partner with Quality Department to achieve best possible outcomes

• Engage with Senior Leadership regularly

• Leadership supportive of APIC membership

• Involved with new construction projects regarding infection prevention principals

Qualifications
Here's What You Need

• Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Microbiology, Medical Technology or related field OR

• Master's Degree in Public Health required

• Mater's Degree in Public Health preferred

• 3 years of experience in acute care hospital, alternative care setting (Rehab, LTC, SNU), or infectious disease epidemiology required AND

• 3 years of Supervisory experience in Infection Prevention (as IP Program Manager or IP Manager preferred

• RN - Registered Nurse if Bachelor's Degree in Nursing upon hire required OR

• MT(ASCP) - Medical Technologist if Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Medical Technology or Biology upon hire required OR

• M(ASCP) - Microbiology if Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Medical Technology or Biology upon hired required AND

• CIC - Certification in Infection Prevention and Control within 3 years required

• CIC - Certification in Infection Prevention and Control highly preferred

What You Will Do

• Lead a multi-disciplinary team in development of an annual IP plan, based on population(s) served and services provided; Collect/analyze data to assess the effectiveness of the IP plan and modifies as needed

• Utilize epidemiological principles to conduct surveillance and leads outbreak investigations

• Design and provide educational programs based on the needs of staff, patients, students, and visitors

• Conduct IPC rounds, based on annual and periodic risk assessments, to ensure compliance with IPC standards and regulatory requirements

• Assess the risk of occupational exposures to infectious disease and recommends strategies for prevention

• Contribute to antimicrobial stewardship (AS) efforts by identifying and detecting MDROs among the population served, reporting surveillance trends over time, using surveillance data, and analyzing antibiograms.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Employee

• Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program, well as several other benefits .

• Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

• Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

• A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

• Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we've won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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Primary Location: Allen
Job: Support Services
Organization: Texas Health Allen 1105 Central Expwy North TX 75013
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Schedule: Part-time

 
 
 
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Employment/Position Type:

Part Time
Date Posted : 03/01/2024