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Manager, Infection Control, FT

Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami
Posted on: March 18, 2023

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Manager, Infection Control, FT page is loaded Manager, Infection Control, FT Apply locations Miami, FL time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id R100063557 Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet . The University of Miami/UHealth, Infection Control department UTower has an exciting opportunity for a full time Infection Control Manager. The Manager, Infection Control develops and implements infection control policies designed to reduce or eliminate outbreaks in the facility. The incumbent also monitors patient care for compliance with established standards and investigates known or suspected sources of infection. Additionally, the Manager, Infection Control provides related education to staff to ensure maximum competency.

  • Manages, identifies, and analyzes routine surveillance data, and presents data to appropriate clinical groups.
  • Identifies and analyzes health issues and their impact on patients throughout the medical center. Supervises, monitors, develops, and educates personnel on practices in infection control.
  • Initiates and implements specific performance improvement measures for infection control.
  • Serves as a resource to patients and other staff in addressing ethical care issues. Evaluates resources for implementing infection control measures. Integrates findings into an infection control plan for the improvement of practice and patient outcomes and serves as a liaison to public health officials.
  • Serves as a consultant on infection control issues to all medical center services. Recommends and develops new or revised practices and procedures based on currently accepted evidence.
  • Implements infection control strategies in accordance with the recommendations and requirements of all regulatory agencies.
  • Participates in the update and revision of policies directed towards compliance with national standards, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
  • Assists in problem resolution on infection prevention and control issues. Investigates special issues and focuses on studies to prevent and control infections.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Bachelor's degree in relevant fieldCertification and Licensing:Not ApplicableExperience:Minimum 3 years of relevant experienceKnowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
    • Knowledge of business and management principles
    • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
    • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.
    • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.
    • Ability to lead, motivate, develop and train others.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:c108 About Us The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation's top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit to learn more about our points of pride.The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Report's 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.Transforming livesWith more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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