We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we�re committed to providing the rewarding and enriching environment that attracts the best people in the industry. We look for employees whose primary goal is to serve patients and other customers in a way that creates happier, healthier communities.
We also look for � and develop � emerging executive talent. Our executives lead the strategies and operations that help us deliver quality healthcare to the Central Valley.
Doctors Medical Center of Modesto offers a competitive benefits package, including:
A 401(k) savings plan
Medical/vision/dental/life insurance after the 31st day of employment
Paid time-off program
Online educational program
Student loan repayment program
Employee stock purchase plan
A growing community
Modesto offers more than just an exciting career. It�s a growing city with a strong economy and affordable housing. Modesto offers all the benefits of the big city � located just outside the Bay Area � while also maintaining that small-town feel. Modesto features good schools, libraries and community organizations. Modesto also offers plenty of outdoor recreation, with nearby rivers, lakes, campsites, golf courses and parks.
A top employer
When you work at Doctors Medical Center, you�ll recognize the difference in quality, devotion and attention we give to both our employees and our patients. You�ll be a part of the team that is leading the community to better health.
DIRECTOR OF INFECTION PREVENTION The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for the facility�s activities aimed at preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). Requires broad knowledge of clinical and administrative requirements and accreditation/licensure standards. Coordinates classification and reporting of all patient, employee, and significant community acquired infections identified at the Medical Center. Actively participates in Tenet�s Infection Prevention Program and is responsible for the Infection Control Module data entry and follow-up reports to NHSN.
Doctors Medical Center Modesto is a 465-bed multispecialty hospital located in California�s San Joaquin Valley. The hospital is home to a verified level 2 trauma center, cardiology, TAVR and open heart surgery program, high risk obstetrics and a level 3 NICU, neurosurgery including spine specialties and deep brain stimulation services, interventional bi-plane radiology, oncology, a behavioral health campus and the region�s first DaVinci Robotic Surgical system. We are there for patients at every stage of their life and we are there for nurses at every stage of their career.
Current California RN License
Bachelor�s Degree in Nursing required.
Master�s Degree in Nursing, Public Health or Epidemiology or equivalent preferred.
Minimum three (3) years of recent experience in Infection Control in a hospital setting required.
Five (5) years� experience in the above preferred.
Knowledge of OSHA, APIC, Title 22, JCAHO, NHSN and CDC regulations and guidelines.
Efficient in the following computer applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Certification in Infection Control
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Modesto, California
Facility: Doctors Medical Center of Modesto
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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