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Infection Prevention Manager

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

ChristianaCare is looking for an Infection Prevention Manager who will have a dual role in supporting day to day operations, budgeting, and planning, as well as, taking an assignment which will include all surveillance, prevention, and control activities for a designated area at the Wilmington, Newark and/or Cecil Hospitals.

 

The Manager will responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of the Infection Prevention department and promoting and supporting patient safety initiatives throughout the healthcare system. The manager will ensure that the organization is compliant with all state, federal, and local regulatory requirements and standards.

 

Highlights:

 

Christiana Hospital is a three-time Magnet Status recognized hospital!

 

Named by Forbes as top 5 Best Large Employer in Healthcare for 2021.

 

We offer robust healthcare benefits, competitive compensation package, generous paid time off, retirement savings options and more.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Responsible for all infection prevention and control activities at Newark, Wilmington and Cecil hospitals.

 

Coordinates the development of orientation and educational programs for the department.

 

Survey preparedness and readiness; policy development and review

 

Analyzes and interprets data and applies gathered data to improve processes within the organization

 

Develops and participates in performance improvement activities supported by Infection Prevention, and other committees, task forces, and work groups within the health system.

 

Acts as a consultant for ChristianaCare satellite offices facilities and for Home Health.

 

Ensure that all regulatory requirements (state, federal and local) and standards related to patient safety and Infection Prevention are met.

 

Participates in state programs and government affairs activities when there is opportunity for input.

 

Qualifications:

 

BS degree required in medical technology, nursing, public health or related science field.

 

Minimum of three to five years Infection Prevention experience required. Previous Management/Supervisory experience preferred.

 

Current Certification in Infection Prevention is required.

 

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

 

ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care. Working for ChristianaCare offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.

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EEO Statement:

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

 

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 844185

Posted On: Sep 14, 2021

Updated On: Oct 03, 2021