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Program Manager Infection Prevention

Company: Mount Auburn Hospital
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Job Description:

Program Manager Infection Prevention

Mount Auburn Hospital - Cambridge, MA

Description:

JOB SUMMARY:

Reporting directly to the Chief Quality Officer, the Program Manager is an experienced Infection Prevention Practitioner (ICP, RN, MPH or microbiologist) who provides day-to-day management and direction for the hospital-wide program for the prevention and control of healthcare-associated infections and fulfill the role of infection Control Practitioner. The Program Manager will have direct responsibility for the supervision of a small team of Infection Preventionists, non-physician staff and management of daily operations, including boots on the ground participation in daily surveillance rounds and data collection to assess compliance with infection control standards.

The Program Manager, jointly with the Chief Quality Officer, will represent IC at Mount Auburn leadership committees and partner with leadership to design and implement organizational strategies to achieve safe, quality standards for infection control and national best practices for patient safety.

The Program Manager will lead multidisciplinary infection prevention initiatives, serving as a subject matter expert for infection control practices across the hospital and off site practices. Working in concert with the Chief Quality Officer Epidemiologists and other team members, the Program Manager is responsible for the planning, implementation, evaluation and continuous improvement of the hospital's infection prevention program to ensure compliance with all regulatory standards. The Program Manager will be expected to work side by side with the Infection Prevention Nurses in daily infection prevention responsibilities, including but not limited to rounding, hospital orientation, and unit based education.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Represents or selects ICP representation for infection prevention on hospital committees that require infection prevention input, including standing committees and multidisciplinary initiatives.

* Develops and implements process improvement projects related to clinical practice that supports organizational goals related to infection prevention best practice.

* Manages jointly with Chief Quality Officer, in assuring that hospital-wide infection prevention guidelines and policies meet best practice and accreditation standards, including related portions of guidelines and policies in clinical and operational departments.

* Works closely with hospital and ambulatory medical directors to develop educational resources for health care workers across the hospital to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines, including the Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

* Serves as primary infection prevention contact as needed for surveyors from external regulatory agencies.

* Responsible for performance management of assigned staff: conducts evaluations, collaborates with Human Resources and CQO to address performance gaps.Responsible for screening and selecting potential candidates for open positions. Manages processes related to hiring, training, orientation and onboarding of staff.

* Has the authority to direct and support employees daily work activities. Has the direct responsibility to undertake the following employment actions: hiring, termination, corrective action and performance reviews. Assists in planning, monitoring and/or managing budget in functional area of department.

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Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Infection Prevention, Public Health, Epidemiology, or Statistics preferred.

* Massachusetts License Registered Nurse preferred, Certification in Infection Control required.

* 3-5 years related work experience required in infection control in a tertiary care environment and 1-3 years supervisory/management experience required or progressively higher level of responsibility in overall Infection Control program development.

* Board certification in Infection Control (CIC) must be maintained. Professional licensure in related field (RN, MT, etc) must be maintained as active.

* Ability to identify the resources and time required to achieve specific project goals, and effectively communicate recommendations and strategies to a broad audience.

* Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills required for effective supervision and collaboration; specific knowledge in change management, and the ability to achieve goals with defined resource and timeline.

* Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.

* Experience with Epic strongly preferred.

Keywords: Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge , Program Manager Infection Prevention, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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