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Infection Control Coordinator
Infection Control Manager/Director
Springfield, MA, United States
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Bachelor's degree in nursing, public health or microbiology in order to direct epidemiological investigations and generation of detailed, comprehensive reports; five years of recent acute care experience in order to interpret appropriate infection control policies/procedures; progressively more responsible work-related experience, and six (6) months of on-the-job training and orientation. Current licensure required as a Registered Nurse by the State of Massachusetts. Certification in Infection Control (C.I.C.) by APIC required. Work requires the analytical ability necessary to resolve problems requiring a professional level of knowledge in Infection Control and the ability to design a complex clinical program. Work requires current knowledge of applicable federal regulations and standards as related to OSHA, TJC, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and CQI concepts and tools in order to assure hospital compliance with Regulatory Agencies.
Provides 24-hour authority, responsibility and accountability for the overall coordination of the processes related to Infection Control. Oversees the Infection Control Programs for the Medical Center, Behavioral Health, and Home Care. Works with management to ensure all infection control incidents are investigated and resolved, including developing action plans and issuing corrective actions to staff/programs when necessary. Ensures on going JCAHO requirements and other applicable federal, state, and local regulatory and /or accrediting agencies are met. Ensures the attainment of departmental goals and objectives as determined by the Manager of Regulatory Compliance.