ARMC - Infection Prevention/Epidemiology Program Administrator

  • SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA
  • Colton, California
  • Jul 26, 2022
Full Time Project Management
  • Salary: $91,457.60 - $124,841.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Earn An Annual Salary Up To $120,036
Boost Annual Salary Up To: $124,841 When Modified Benefits Option Is Selected
Receive Paid Holidays, Vacation, & Sick Time
Receive A County Pension To Plan For Retirement
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Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is recruiting for an Infection Prevention/Epidemiology Program Administrator who can organize, plan, and provide prevention preparedness, surveillance, and mitigation activities that support the hospital's Epidemiology/Infection Control Program. This position will manage and oversee the scope and function of Arrowhead Regional Medical Center's Epidemiology/Infection Control and Employee Health Departments. The I nfection Prevention/Epidemiology Program Administrator will also serve as a Subject Matter Expert and resource to ARMC departments, personnel, the Infection Control Committee, and outside agencies.

Other duties include:
  • Provide infection control related education to ARMC staff members.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures related to prevention and control of infections for ARMC patients and employees.
  • Develop and implement infection control related education.
  • Review all medical center admissions for diagnoses that may indicate possible infection in consultation with related departments which may include: documenting isolated pathogens and positive culture reports, and reviewing census for discharge status of these patients.
  • Ensure appropriate screening, vaccination and immunization program for employees as identified by ARMC policies and procedures.
  • Compile and analyze clinical data for performance improvement studies.
  • Review sterilization and disinfection methods practiced in all areas of the hospital and make recommendations for change as necessary.
  • Participate staff development and orientation for all hospital employees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.
*Official Title: Healthcare Program Administrator

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ARROWHEAD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Located on a beautiful 70-acre campus in Colton, California (50 miles east of Los Angeles), Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) is a state-of-the-art, public/nonprofit, 456-bed, university affiliated teaching hospital licensed by the State of California Department of Public Health and accredited by The Joint Commission The hospital houses a regional burn center serving four counties (San Bernardino, Riverside, Mono and Inyo), a comprehensive stroke center, trauma center and a freestanding in-patient behavioral health center. Additionally, we operate four community-based, primary care family health centers and provide more than 40 specialty care services. ARMC is the primary teaching hospital for the adjacently located California University of Science and Medicine (CUSM), the Inland Empire's newest medical school, which welcomed its first class in 2018. discipline. As a member of the ARMC team, you will join an unparalleled community of communication and employee engagement, with access to continuous open exchange, organizational transparency, open dialogue and sharing. Daily huddles, digital forums, print communication, and open-door policies are just a few of the communication resources at your disposal. In addition, ARMC dedicates itself to team building and encourages employee development at all levels.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Vaccination Requirement: Per the December 24, 2021 updated CA State Public Health Officer Order, all workers who provide services or work in facilities described in subdivision (a) of the order, including clinics and doctor offices, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. In addition, CDPH Public Health Officer Orders updated on February 22, 2022 requires all workers in health care settings currently eligible for boosters, who provide services or work in the impacted facilities must be "fully vaccinated and boosted" for COVID-19 by March 1, 2022. Workers may be exempt from the vaccination requirements under section (1). View the full order here: https://bit.ly/3k0RNMt

COVID-19 Testing Requirements: Workers in impacted health care facilities who are not
"fully vaccinated and boosted" are required to submit to COVID-19 testing at least twice per week to meet testing requirements.

The entire All Facilities Letter notifying of updates to the Public Health Order is available at the following link:

AFL 21-34.3 Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine Requirement for Healthcare Personnel (HCP) .

Background:
Applicants selected for these positions must pass a background investigation and verification of employment history and education.
Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing the transportation.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must possess all of the following:

Education: A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Business or Healthcare Administration or closely related field.

-AND-

Option 1:Experience: One (1) year of experience responsible for infection surveillance, prevention and control activities/program in an acute care hospital.

Option 2:Experience: Two (2) years of experience performing infection surveillance, prevention and control activities in a Public Health environment

Desired Qualifications

The Ideal candidate will have a certification from the Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in your Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. The most highly qualified candidates, based on the evaluation results, will be referred for an interview. Be sure to include in your application and supplemental questions your experience in meeting the minimum requirements.

Application Procedure : Please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time. R esumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires.

To ensure timely and successful submission of your online application, please allow ample time to complete and submit your application before the posted filing deadline. Applicants will be automatically logged-out if they have not submitted the application and all required materials prior to the posted deadline. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive an onscreen confirmation and an email. We recommend that you save and/or print these for your records. Please note, if you do not receive an onscreen confirmation and an email acknowledging our receipt of your application we have not received your application.

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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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