Registered Nurse - Infection Preventionist - Outpatient Clinics
Beverly Hills, California
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Are you ready to bring your Clinical Quality experience and competencies to a world-renowned Medical Group? Do you have a passion for the highest standards and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.
The Cedars-Sinai Medical Network is committed to helping primary care and specialist physicians provide excellent care to all their patients, who benefit from convenient access to primary and specialty care physicians and seamless coordination of care between them. As a part of Cedars-Sinai, our physicians and staff are partners in quality health care from a medical center that is consistently recognized as one of the finest hospitals in the country. For the 8th consecutive year, we have been named one of the top 20 physicians groups in Southern California by Integrated Healthcare Associates (IHA).
As our next Infection Prevention/Control Specialist, you will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining a system for prevention, surveillance, investigation and control of infections within the our physician’s offices throughout Los Angeles.
Summary of Essential Duties:
- Develops and maintains infection control policies and procedures appropriate for the services provided by the facility and based upon evidence-based guidelines, regulations and standards
- Performs surveillance of infections throughout the designated Cedars-Sinai Medical Network facilities and reports findings
- Routinely surveys or audits designated practices to monitor compliance and to ensure competency and adherence to standard infection control practices, policies and procedures
- Acts as a liaison with the Public Health Department
- Provides job or task infection prevention education and training upon orientation and as needed
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Microbiology, Epidemiology, or Bacteriology required
- Master's Degree in Nursing or other related field preferred
- Current, unrestricted California RN license required
- Certification in Infection Prevention and Control preferred
- A minimum of 5 years of Infection acute care Nursing experience in an ambulatory/outpatient setting required; hospital experience will be considered
- Infection Prevention and/or Epidemiology experience preferred
- Working Title: Registered Nurse - Infection Preventionist - Outpatient Clinics
- Department: Nursing Clinical Support
- Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
- City: Beverly Hills
- Job Category: Nursing
- Job Specialty: Patient Safety
- Position Type: Full-time
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Day
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