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Indiana University Health

Regional Infection Prevention Manager

Arnett Hospital
Date Posted
04 June, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
373607-OTHLOC-300000007210922
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Regional Infection Prevention Manager

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Job Description

Overview

Are you ready to take the next step in your nursing career with Indiana's #1 Healthcare system?

IU Health is currently seeking a collaborative and innovative leader, who is results-driven and inspired by meaningful work. The Infection Preventionist Manager will provide oversight of the Infection Prevention Program for all 3 facilities and approximately 30 clinics within the West Central Region. They will lead 4 direct reports and assist in the vision of the Infection Program including data management, change management and the execution of the infection control plans. This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about leading change and driving growth in a healthcare setting. If you are looking to grow in your career, driven by compassion and excellence, and feel a connection to this purposeful work, this might be an excellent fit for you!

This position will work a hybrid model schedule. 

Why Join IU Health?

As Indiana’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare system, and the number 1 ranked healthcare system in Indiana, we offer:

401(K) retirement savings with employer match
Tuition reimbursement
Student loan forgiveness - Government program that may allow qualifying participants to have the remainder of their student loan balance forgiven (after a set amount of time and specific qualifications have been met).
Employee Assistance Program – Counseling at no cost to you
Healthy Results - Participation in our team member wellness programs award points that contribute toward a biweekly financial incentive in your paycheck! The more you participate, the more you earn.


Responsible for the hospital-wide Infection Prevention and Control Program. Provides direction and leadership to assigned personnel and ensures that all Infection Prevention functions are performed accurately and efficiently. Manages ongoing analysis, development, and implementation of methods and systems to improve overall effectiveness of Infection Prevention processes. Assists to develop services, policies and procedures and exists to promote patient advocacy and quality patient care with unsurpassed clinical and cost outcomes. Develops, coordinates and implements an effective program of infection control, prevention, and surveillance, teaching infection control and prevention measures, and serving as a resource person for communicable disease management, infection prevention practices, and infection prevention regulations and standards. Areas of expertise include knowledge of pertinent regulations and recommendations pertaining to infection prevention and employee health (including OSHA, IOSHA, Indiana State Department of Health and CDC), infectious disease, epidemiology and statistics, clinical and environmental safety and microbiology, patient care and departmental practices, educational methods, and management and communications skills. 

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in a healthcare related field required. Master's Degree preferred.
  • Certification in Infection Control (CIC) required.
  • Requires strong analytical and data management skills; and skilled in Word and Excel.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of local; state; and national regulations and standards and their impact on infection control.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in healthcare or related field required. Prior experience in infection prevention required. 
  • Requires one year of leadership/management experience.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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