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Admin Nurse III Nurse Epidemiologist Santa Monica

UCLA Health Type Full time Posted 9/1/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/17/2014
CA - California (All) - Los Angeles Referral - n/a -    

Job Duties

As an expert resource/consultant, the Infection Control Professional/Epidemiologist contributes to the provision of high quality patient care by promoting and implementing infection prevention and control practices and compliance with regulatory agency requirements. Through interdisciplinary and collaborative actions, evaluates and assists with the determination of proper care and planning related to infection prevention and control; participates in the identification, prevention, and control of infections by data collection, surveillance and analysis, development of verbal and written reports, educational programs for personnel and patients as needed. Serves as a liaison with the Department of Health Services and reports communicable diseases as required. Participates in research on infection control issues related at the local and departmental levels. Assists hospital departments in preparations for accreditation and licensure surveys in both the acute and ambulatory care areas as well as other regulatory standard reviews (e.g., Cal-OSHA, DHS, etc).

Job Qualifications

Demonstrated competency in fields of Epidemiology and Infection Control.   Requirements: 3 years of recent Epidemiology experience required
CPR License: Current CA RN Certifications: CIC Degree: BSN (if Baccalaureate degree is not in Nursing, Master's degree in Nursing is required)