The Manager of Infection Control & Prevention acts as a facilitator of the hospital's Infection Control and Prevention Program, and as a clinical resource for infection prevention. He/she will develop and implement strategies to prevent, identify, track and contain infections, and educate all staff on principles of infection prevention. He/she will be responsible for data collection, aggregation, analysis and reporting of patient infections and will facilitate quality and performance improvement teams and programs focused on infection prevention.
Bachelors degree.2 years experience in clinical/infection control preferred.
Prefer previous experience in infection control or certification.
License Requirement: Previous experience in infection control or certification preferred.
Certification Requirement: Infection Control Certification preferred.
Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize one or more of the following: Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Meditech (if applicable to position), Epic (if applicable to position), NetLearning and Electronic Performance Appraisal System.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public.
Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team with other employees.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Must be able to work in an outcomes and deadline oriented environment.
Must be able to cope effectively with interruptions.
Internal Number: 14044
About Mercy Medical Center
Founded in 1874, Mercy Medical Center is a Catholic health care facility, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, as well as a teaching hospital for the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Located in downtown Baltimore at 345 St. Paul Place, Mercy is part of Mercy Health Services, Inc., which also includes Stella Maris, Central Maryland's largest long-term/geriatric care facility located in Timonium, MD, as well as a network of community health centers.
In 2010 Mercy's campus expanded with the addition of new $400+ million, 20-story replacement hospital, The Mary Catherine Bunting Center, which features 15 state-of-the-art operating rooms and 196 private inpatient rooms.
Mercy has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors, most recently including Magnet Recognition for Nursing excellence, the American Institute of Architects'? Presidential Citation for Urban Design, and U.S. News & World Report's high-performing hospital in the areas of Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology.