Infection Control Manager (Ref #001)

  • SA
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2020-06-08 19:35:13Z

JOB DESCRIPTION

Plans, implements, and re-evaluates the Infection Control (IC) Program. Directly manages the daily and ongoing requirements of the department. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • ​Oversees and manages the functions of the IC team to ensure the smooth running of the department as assigned. 
  • Manages the annual budget and monitoring expenditures. Provides cost recommendation for the assigned areas. 
  • Provides an annual review and update of the IC Program as assigned 
  • Prepares the IC quarterly and annual Significant Achievement Report as assigned.
  • Identifies and implements IC processes related to surveillance, data analysis, and reporting as required.
  • Contributes towards infection prevention and control programs/services that add value and integrate with departmental facilities and clinical goals/objectives. 
  • Ensures compliance with environmental standards related to Joint Commission International Accreditation 
  • (JCIA), American Institute of Architecture (AIA) for hospitals and healthcare facilities, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and other regional and international recognized bodies. 
  • Ensures that the reports related to the environment of care, renovation, construction, and IC data are provided to all relevant stakeholders in a timely manner, and the set deadlines are met. 
  • Assists in the appropriate selection and usage of products and equipment related to cleaning, antiseptics, disinfection, sterilization, facility design, and construction. 
  • Utilizes epidemiology/ surveillance principles to identify appropriate communicable disease prevention and control methods. 
  • Assures infection prevention and control practices are evidence-based and consistent with regulatory guidelines. 
  • Establishes and maintains the educational program for IC staff.
  • Initiates and participates in research/ abstract submissions and symposium presentations, at least once a year. 
  • Responsible for the availability of an electronic IC Program with adequate staff training as required.
  • Follows all Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Participates in self and others education, training and development as applicable.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS + EXPERIENCE REQUIRED 

  • Master's, or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Laboratory Science, or other related discipline is required. 
  • Six (6) years with Master's, or eight (8) years with Bachelor's Degree, including two (2) years at a Supervisory/Senior position is required. 
  • Current Licensure from country of Origin is required.
  • Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC) is required. 

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