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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC is one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Its internationally renowned physicians and scientists provide world-class patient care at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and more than 80 outpatient clinics in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

Keck Medical Center was ranked No. 16 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospital Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California. The hospital also ranked in the top 4 in urology (tie); top 10 in geriatrics; top 15 in ophthalmology, cardiology & heart surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery and nephrology; top 20 in neurology & neurosurgery; top 25 in cancer; and top 35 in pulmonology & lung surgery.

Infection Preventionist - Infection Control - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Exempt) (Non-Union)

Infection Control Hospital Los Angeles, California

To provide coordination of the organization-wide Infection Control Program, including surveillance and prevention activities, data collection, analysis and trending, education of staff, and to serve as a resource/consultant for all departments and services regarding Infection Control issues.

Minimum Education: Must meet one of the following requirements: • Graduate from Nursing Program with a valid California Registered Nursing License; • Master in Public Health; or • Master in Health Care Management Minimum Experience/Knowledge: • Minimum two (2) years Infection Control experience in acute care setting within the last five (5) years, preferred. • Working knowledge of patient care practices, microbiology, asepsis , disinfection and sterilization practices, adult education principles, infectious disease , disease transmission, surveillance techniques, performance measurement and improvement principles, licensing standards and regulations. • Computer skills, applied knowledge of applied biostatistics, written and graphical presentation skills Required License/Certification: • Valid California Registered Nursing License is required if no Master in Public Health or Master in Health Care Management • BLS from the Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association required. • Certified in Infection Control (CIC), if not certified, must obtained within the one (1) year of hire. • Fire and Safety Certification. If no certification upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.

REQ20092955 Posted Date: 09/08/2020

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