In your role as an infection preventionist with the largest private employer in the Central Valley, the average day is anything but average and you will actively see and feel how your role impacts our mission and those we serve through your guidance to our staff and leadership.
Your Career at Community | Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.
You will be supported by a strong team from various backgrounds, bringing their expertise and experiences to support our community. Experience in Infection Prevention, Healthcare Education, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, Employee Health or Public Health is helpful but not required. You will need to have at least three years of experience related to infection prevention and a strong desire to grow and be challenged in your career.
You can expect this role to be unlike others you may have experienced before. As a healthcare provider, our environment can be quite complex and dynamic, even for those who have been with the organization for a period of time. Successful candidates will be comfortable with a fast-paced work environment and with taking on significant responsibility with multiple complex assignments.
As part of a team of twelve infection preventionists, you will be responsible for a prevention, investigation, monitoring and reporting of the spread of diseases in our healthcare system including:
Conducting, monitoring and evaluating the CMC Infection Prevention surveillance program to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious diseases to patients, visitors, volunteers, physicians and employees.
Working closely with the Director, Infection Prevention team and the rest of the CMC community to implement Infection Prevention policies, procedures and programs.
Providing Infection Prevention education, conducts epidemiological investigations and recommending improvements.
Serving as an Infection Prevention consultant to the CMC community. In conjunction with the Chairman of Infection Control Committee and in consultation with CMC Leadership, you may institute any appropriate control measures, isolation procedures, or studies when there is an immediate infection risk to patients or personnel.
Experience and education minimum requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing or field of specialty.
Three years related experience.
Completion of basic course in Infection Control recognized by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) OR obtain within two years of hire.
Current California RN license, valid State of California Pharmacist license or other applicable clinical license.
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) upon hire OR within three years of employment.
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Internal Number: 2019-14632
About Community Medical Centers
Based in Fresno, California, Community Medical Centers is the region’s largest healthcare provider and private employer with over 8,500 employees and 1,400 affiliated physicians. Our network includes 4 hospital facilities including Community Regional Medical Center – a level 1 trauma and burn center, Clovis Community Medical Center, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, and Community Behavioral Health Center.
Community Regional Medical Center is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we're home to Central California's highest level of care. We have a capacity of 685 licensed beds and see an average of 663 inpatients a day.
Our one-of-a-kind Central California Neuroscience Institute brings together clinical experts in brain tumors, stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and more.
As a leader in comprehensive cardiovascular services Community Regional offers more advanced cardiac treatment options than any other hospital in the Valley. We perform about 3,600 cardiovascular procedures a year and partner with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program to offer the only cardiology, pulmonary and interventional ca...rdiac fellowship training programs in the region.
Community Regional also has one of the busiest birthing centers in California with the largest Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit in the Valley. Our combined expertise in both adult and newborn medicine makes our hospital the only one in the area where recovering mothers and their critically ill babies can stay together for the treatments they need.
Our full-service 58,000-square-foot Emergency Department is home to the Table Mountain Rancheria Trauma Center and Leon S. Peters Burn Center – the region’s only Level 1 (highest level) trauma and comprehensive burn center.
Community Regional's affiliation with the University of California San Francisco Medical School – one of the top medical schools in the nation – provides patients access to some of the brightest and most forward-thinking medical specialists in the country.
Recognizing the role family plays in recovery, Community Regional established Terry’s House, a 17,000-square-foot home established to provide a supportive residence for families while their loved ones receive critical care in the hospital.
This home is conveniently located across from our main building so patients’ families are able to stay close and connected to loved ones who are in our care.
Clovis Community Medical Center:
The perfect blend of exceptional care and comfortable accommodations, Clovis Community Medical Center remains a top choice for women’s services, labor and delivery, minimally invasive surgeries, sports medicine and weight-loss surgery.
Home to the Marjorie E. Radin Breast Care Center, California’s premier breast care center, we offer screenings and diagnostics, as well as treatments using the most advanced technology available.
Clovis Community has 208 all-private rooms. Whether for inpatient or outpatient care, we're here to provide the best possible experience for the people we serve. Patients can expect excellent care that starts the moment they arrive.