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Indiana University Health

Manager-Infection Prevention

Methodist Hospital
Date Posted
10 January, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
322589
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Manager-Infection Prevention

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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 in Nursing required. Master's Degree preferred.
  • Requires current state of Indiana licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  • Certification in Infection Control (CIC) completed within 3 years of hire is preferred.
  • Requires strong analytical and data management skills; and skilled in Word and Excel.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience required.
  • Requires one year of leadership/management experience.

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Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

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 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 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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