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Manager, Infection Prevention

Company: Memorial Health
Location: Springfield
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Provides operational leadership and coordinates the Infection Control program in collaboration with the System Director of Infection Prevention to reduce risk and occurrences of healthcare acquired conditions through advancement of evidence-based infection prevention programming at Memorial Medical Center. Directs and supervises the Infection Prevention staff within Memorial Medical Center. Establishes policies, procedures and objectives for the Infection Prevention program for Memorial Medical Center and incorporates findings into Quality Improvement efforts.

Qualifications Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registry: Licensed RN in the State of Illinois with recent certification Certification in infection prevention and control through the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology required. Will maintain certification once obtained Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred

Experience: Minimum of two years' experience in hospital infection prevention and control Working knowledge of accreditation, regulatory requirements such as The Joint Commission (TJC), and Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Data collection and visualization experience required Leadership experience preferred with general knowledge of budgetary, project management, and program development experience

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Accountability: Ability to hold people accountable to standards of performance or ensure compliance using the power of one's position or force of personality appropriately and effectively, with the long-term good of the organization in mind.
Achievement Orientation: A concern for surpassing standards of excellence. Standards may involve past performance (striving for improvement); objective measures (results orientation); outperforming others (competitiveness); challenging goals, or redefining the nature of the standards themselves (innovation).
Collaboration: Ability to work cooperatively and inclusively with other individuals and/or teams not formally lead; working together as opposed to working separately or competitively.
Communication: Ability to use written and spoken communication in formal and informal situations to convey meaning, build shared understanding, and productively move agendas forward.
Project Management: Ability to plan, execute and oversee a multi-year project involving significant resources, scope and impact.
Team Leadership: Ability to lead groups of people toward shared visions and goals, from forming a team that possesses balanced capabilities, to setting its mission, values and norms, and holding colleagues accountable individually and as a group for results.

Keywords: Memorial Health, Springfield , Manager, Infection Prevention, Other , Springfield, Illinois

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