Infection Prevention Coord 3 - Infection Control - PT - 45997-1A

Updated: Nov 23, 2022
Location: Orange
Job Type:
Department: Infection Control

UC Title: INFECTION PREVENTION CRD 3
Position Number: 40308299
Reports to: Temp Agency Staff-Non UC
Working Title: Infection Prevention Coord 3
Cost Center: Infection Control (428712)
Bargaining Unit: No Bargaining Unit
FLSA: Nonexempt
Date Created: 2/14/2022
Job Code: 004188
Hours: 10
Shift: Not Applicable
FTE: 0.25
 
 
Position Summary: 
Incumbent is responsible for aiding the department with overflow and will assist with program development and coordination of patient care delivery programs. Incumbent will insure compliance with JCAHO, CMS, CalOSHA and Title 22 standards. Incumbent will assist in the surveillance, assessment, control and prevention of infections in patients, employees and visitors. The emphasis of this position is on assisting with education and consultation regarding infection control practices, collection and presentation of information regarding epidemiological investigations, antibiotic utilization, and emergence of multiple resistant pathogens. This position will assist with providing infection prevention consultation to inpatient and ambulatory locations.
 
 
Salary Range: 
 
Hourly Rate  Minimum   $41.76                  Midpoint   $60.06               Maximum   $78.35
 
 
Core Organizational Functions:
ACCOUNTABILITY: Responsible for the achievements and success of UC Irvine Health. Follows through and meets commitments; accountable for own actions and supportive of colleagues; presents self in appearance and actions in a manner that conveys professionalism and pride in area of responsibility;  projects a positive presence and ensures that work related or personal frustrations are kept separate from patient care and professional activities; takes responsibility for problems and solutions;  follows existing policies and procedures.
RESPECT: Foster an environment of mutual respect and trust among ourselves and with all whom we serve. Is always compassionate and empathetic for both patients and team members;  makes eye contact, smiles and or greets every individual using the individual’s name, if known; treats all guests and co-workers with the utmost respect, dignity, courtesy and respects their confidentiality; arrives to meetings on time; keeps personal conversations with other employees offstage, out of earshot of patients and visitors.
INTEGRITY: Tells the truth and strives to earn the trust of those around us. Takes pride in their work, being honest and accountable in their words and actions; meets or exceeds department defined service expectations; makes the right decision in the best interest of UC Irvine Health.
INNOVATION: Seeks ideas and approaches that can change the way the world discovers, teaches and heals. Approaches work creatively and continuously looks for new and flexible ways to solve problems; encourages and implements ideas to improve safety, customer service and operational performance; works to create efficient and effective systems so that  time is not spent repeating and fixing problems; initiates and supports change.
SERVICE: Collaborates to effectively and compassionately serve our patients, each other and the community. Anticipates customer’s needs; maintains a calm, quiet, healing environment;  accepts assignments graciously and carries out duties with pride;  recognizes that every individual has an area of expertise and his/her contribution is valuable;  keeps patients, families, customers and team members informed about time, thanks the person for waiting, and apologizes for delays.
EXCELLENCE: Committed to achieving the highest level of excellence in patient care, discovery and education. Demonstrates pride; practices humility; embraces greatness;  encourages and praises others for work well done;  learns to grow developing self and others personally and professionally; is  accurate and strives for excellence; creates a positive and productive work climate.
 
Required Qualifications: 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Health System
Two years experience in a healthcare or public health setting
Demonstrated strong writing, public speaking and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to details
Work schedule flexibility
Basic knowledge of Microsoft office applications
Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload
Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Must possess the skill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of assigned duties
Current RN license or bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree
Certification in Infection Control
Knowledge of UC policies and procedures
Knowledge of University and medical center organizations, policies, procedures and forms
 
 
Conditions of Employment:
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:
  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to Work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment
The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.
  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation
Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page: https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php
Closing Statement:
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact UCI’s Employee Experience Center (EEC) at [email protected] or at (949) 824-0500, Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

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