Community Memorial Health System

  • *Infection Prevention Coordinator

    Job Location US-CA-Ventura
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/20/2018 3:33 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3815
    # of Openings
    1
    Shift
    1st – Day
    Shift Scheduled Time
    Full-Time Days
  • Overview

    Community Memorial Health System is a community-owned, not-for-profit organization that consists of two hospitals and 15+ community clinics including family-practice, urgent care, our residency program, and several specialties within Ventura County. We are fully accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), licensed by the California Department of Public Health and ISO 9001:2015 certified. 

     

    Located close to the beach, just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, is Community Memorial Hospital. Our 242-bed, acute care facility, is committed to providing quality patient care in an environment that promotes clinical excellence and innovative leadership.

     

    Ojai Valley Community Hospital, an affiliate of Community Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed general acute care facility designated as a Critical Access Hospital with a distinct part 66 bed skilled nursing facility. OVCH provides inpatient, outpatient, and skilled nursing services for mostly primary and secondary care needs.  In addition, we operate a 24-hour standby emergency department. 

     

    CMHS offers some of the best benefits in the industry, along with great career choices, training, and leadership development. At our facility, our employees share their enthusiasm for life as well as for helping others. As you balance your work life with your other passions, we're there for you every step of the way.

     

    CMHS offers excellent benefits, such as Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and AD&D insurance. We also offer a comprehensive 403(b) retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, and a variety of other great benefits.

     

    If you are interested in joining teams that meld quality care and compassion to create an environment of excellence, please take a moment to discover more about what it's like to work at Community Memorial Health System.

     

    “We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer”

    Responsibilities

    Infection Prevention Coordinator - One (1) Full-Time Position Available

     

    Position Overview: 

    The Infection Control Coordinator reports directly to the Nurse Epidemiologist.  The Coordinator is responsible for system-wide activities of monitoring and minimizing risks for infection to patients and personnel through ongoing surveillance and effective reporting of data.   As directed, will function as a subject matter clinical expert in the prevention of infections, and assist with the implementation of hospital-wide infection prevention activities.  This position supports all CMHS facilities.

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Current CA Registered Nurse License, OR Current CA Clinical Laboratory Scientist License, OR Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Epidemiology
    • Basic knowledge of the principles of infection and asepsis
    • Computer skills including database management and knowledge of statistical methodology

     

    Preferred:

    • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health Epidemiology or biological science
    • National Certification in Infection Control (CIC)

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