Manager - Infection Prevention

Providence Health & Services   •  

Spokane, WA

11 - 15 years

Posted 158 days ago

In this position you will: 

  • Provide centralized oversight and supervision across the PHC service area facilities and accountable for the development, implementation, and management of a comprehensive Infection Prevention Program in accordance with current Federal, State and local standards, guidelines, and regulations. 
  • Provide advanced professional and clinical leadership direction on all infection prevention and epidemiology matters across the organization.
  • Determine infection prevention control quality improvement goals and objectives.
  • Provide education for physicians, core leaders and caregivers related to epidemiology and infection control issues and functions as a resource person within Providence Health Care.
  • Collaborate with epidemiology/infection control personnel in the local and regional health is expected, related to identifying trends and patterns in the community and/or in designing action plans to address community outbreaks.
  • Complete an annual risk assessment and infection control plan for each ministry.

Required qualifications for this position include: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Current, unencumbered Washington state Registered Nurse (RN) license
  • Current certification in Infection Control  
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in nursing with 5 years in acute care setting
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in progressive leadership and management roles
  • Working Knowledge of Infection Control through the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) and Society of Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

Preferred qualifications for this position include: 

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Epidemiology, Public Health or Healthcare Administration, or enrolled in a master’s level program.

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