Supervisor Infection Prevention (SIP)
The Supervisor Infection Prevention (SIP) will be responsible for overseeing and directing the Infection Prevention and Control program at our facility. The role requires a deep understanding of infection prevention standards and practices, as well as the ability to work collaboratively across multidisciplinary teams to ensure a safe environment for both patients and staff.
- Lead and manage the Infection Prevention and Control program in accordance with state, federal, and organizational guidelines.
- Coordinate and direct infection surveillance activities and outbreak investigations.
- Supervise, train, and mentor infection preventionists and other relevant staff, ensuring that they are knowledgeable and compliant with the latest guidelines and regulations.
- Coordinate regular team meetings to review data, discuss challenges, and identify opportunities for improvement.
Data Analysis & Reporting:
- Collect, analyze, and interpret infection data and trends.
- Provide regular reports to hospital leadership, medical staff, and relevant committees.
- Ensure compliance with California's public reporting requirements.
Policy Development & Review:
- Collaborate with other departments in the development, review, and revision of infection control policies and procedures.
- Ensure policies reflect the latest evidence-based practices and regulatory requirements.
Education & Training:
- Develop and coordinate educational and training programs on infection prevention for staff, patients, and visitors.
- Stay updated on the latest research and best practices through continuous education and professional development opportunities.
- Liaison with External Agencies:
- Represent the hospital during inspections by regulatory agencies related to infection control.
- Collaborate with local, state, and national health departments and agencies on infection control matters.
- Ensure that the necessary resources, tools, and equipment are available to the infection prevention team.
- Manage the department budget and advocate for necessary resources at higher management levels.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
- Certification in Infection Control (CIC) required.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in hospital infection prevention, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or leadership role.
- Extensive knowledge of infection control guidelines and regulations, including those specific to California.
- Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills.
- Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively across various hospital departments and disciplines.
- Proficiency in data management tools and software.
Interested candidates should submit their resume, along with a cover letter detailing relevant experience and explaining why they are a good fit for this role, to Hmelton@MLeeHealthcare.com. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Apply today to get a full overview of the hospital, setting, and benefits this position has to offer.
Hoss Melton, Recruiter