INFECTION CONTROL PREVENTIONIST in Inglewood, CA at CENTINELA HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    555 East Hardy Street
    Inglewood, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/15/2018

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for surveillance, prevention and control of infection. Assists with policy and procedure development and implementation while maintaining CDC, OSHA, Title 22, AOA/JCAHO/DHS/CMS and other regulatory agency directives. Acts as a primary education consultant to hospital employees, physicians, patients and visitors in safe Infection Control/Prevention practices. Coordinates all hospital infection control activities with the Pharmacy, Therapeutics, Nutrition and Infection Control (PTNIC) Committee, Medical Staff and hospital employees. Responds to potential exposures by communicating with patients, physicians, employees and regulatory agencies. Coordinates employee annual physical examinations, new hire physical clearances, and some Workers Compensation issues as requested by Human Resources. Provides emergency evaluation and treatment for work related injuries, assures cost effective coordination of treatment, referral to preferred providers, collaborates with management in development of objectives for employee health services compatible with goals and objectives of the hospital. Records and helps to maintain required confidential employee and administrative records. Performs safety rounds of the physical plant to insure basic Infection Control/Prevention and safety practices are adhered to in all hospital departments in order to maintain a safe environment for patients, physicians, visitors and hospital employees