Location: WILDOMAR, California
Join our SWHS team of Professionals!
SWHS consists of two acute-care hospitals: Inland Valley Medical Center and Rancho Springs Medical Center.
Inland Valley Medical Center
A 122 bed acute care hospital which features the regions only Level II Trauma Unit and is the county-designated Paramedical Base station and Southwest Riverside County's only Center of Excellence in Weight Loss Surgery.
Rancho Springs Medical Center
A 120 bed acute care hospital which includes the region's largest birthing center along with the area's only NICU in combination with Rady Children's Hospital and the region's first da Vinci Robotic Surgical Program.
The Director of Infection Prevention, oversees and mentors staff in the collection, analysis, and reporting of data, facilitating improvement projects, assessing for and implementing risk reduction measures and assessing and coordinating activities related to achieving and maintaining ongoing regulatory compliance. Specific activities encompass surveillance, educating, providing leadership, and being accountable for related activities. It also requires communication with and reporting of facility-specific information to corporate counterparts, public health and regulatory agencies as a means of prevention and treatment of patient-related infectious disease processes, as well as interaction with worker's compensation, in order to promote employee health and safety.
* Challenging and rewarding work environment
* Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
* Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
* 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
* SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
* Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $12.6 billion in 2021. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhs.com Qualifications
MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE
- Five (5) years clinical experience
- Three (3) years of Infection Control experience preferred
Five(5) years of clinical experience in Infection Prevention highly preferred
Minimum three (3) years leadership experience in Infection Prevention or in related field required, acute care experience preferred.
MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EDUCATION
- Graduate of a state accredited school of nursing or graduate of an accredited collegiate program in an allied science such as public health/epidemiology
- Bachelors degree in Nursing preferred
REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS
Certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CIC) required.
Current Registered Nurse (RN) or Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) license in the State of California, highly preferred
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) or CPR Certification through the American Heart Association
Ability to work in a high volume, fluctuating census environment.
Subject to many interruptions.
Subject to irregular hours.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where noise levels fluctuate.
Exposure to solvents, chemicals, and cleaning solutions as applied to departmental MSDS sheet.
Must use personal protective equipment/devices to avoid direct contact with blood and body fluids, sharps, chemicals, etc. as they apply to each department
Blood and Body Fluids.
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
Pay Transparency - To encourage pay transparency, promote pay equity, and proactively address regulations, UHS and all our subsidiaries will comply with all applicable state or local laws or regulations which require employers to provide wage or salary range information to job applicants and employees. A posted salary range applies to the current job posting. Salary offers may be based on key factors such as education and related experience.
At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.