Our Infection Prevention Manager holds a Certification in Infection Prevention and Control CIC® credential. This role plans, implements, manages, and evaluates a comprehensive hospital infection control program under the direction of infectious diseases and the committee on infections.
The essential functions of the Infection Prevention Manager CIC®, include the following:
Plans and conducts staff development programs to improve effectiveness.
Provides leadership and management of key infection and control initiatives to reduce preventable infections applying epidemiologic principles and statistical methods. Works with senior leadership to design and implement prevention and control strategies.
Oversees the identification of complex infection control problems, inter-relationships of problems, and sources of infection.
Oversees the identification of infection risks and trends.
Develops an annual infection control plan and surveillance indicators, and coordinates the collection and analysis of data from the indicators. Ensures compliance with national standards and regulating bodies such as JCAHO, CDC, OSHA, FDA and HCFA.
Develops policies and procedures relating to exposure to infectious diseases and prevention of cross-contamination. Provides consultation to attending physicians, house staff, and nursing regarding the management of patients with communicable diseases, and coordinates the implementation of appropriate isolation procedures.
Promotes and facilitates continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities to achieve a multi-disciplinary patient approach to infection control.
Compiles, interprets and reports surveillance data, core measures and other infection-related performance improvement data. Disseminates data to appropriate committees, hospital staff, and local health departments.
Oversees, plans, organizes, develops and implements educational programs for employees to maintain compliance with the regulatory agencies, increase employee awareness of existence of nosocomial infections; techniques for avoidance and preventive measures to provide a safe environment for hospital employees and patients.
Develops, recommends and implements an annual infectious diseases budget. Monitors expenditures and explains variances. Evaluates and recommends new products related to infection control.
Our ideal Infection Prevention Manager CIC® candidate will have: established data collection, analysis and presentation skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, and competent knowledge of infection control principles and practices.
Other Job Details:
Location/Facility - Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
Specialty/Department/Practice – Dept of Quality - Infection Prevention and Control Shift/Schedule – Full-time, Salaried Position Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
EDUCATION – Bachelors Degree at minimum is required
EXPERIENCE – A minimum of 3 years’ related experience is required
CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION – Certification in Infection Prevention and Control, CIC® credential is required in order to meet the minimum qualifications of this job
Internal Number: 21001390rxv_16_2
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!