Infection Control Coordinator
.8 FTE POSITION
The Infection Control Coordinator is responsible for the management of the Infection Control Plan. The Infection Control Coordinator manages the planning, development, implementation, evaluation prevention and control services/programs that meet or exceed established standards/performance measures. In partnership with medical center managers develops, monitors and modifies infection prevention and control program department specific goals/objectives as appropriate. Provides services/programs which meet identified needs of departments; assures compliance with applicable regulatory requirements through interpretation of Regulatory Standards, investigation of disease outbreaks and exposures, surveillance and reporting communicable diseases to the Department of Health Services as required. Develops and maintains effective communication with administrative/management staff and physicians; act as the Infection Control liaison/consultant for the entire medical center and satellites. And through surveillance activities, monitors, reports and develops applicable intervention for infection trends in the acute and ambulatory settings.