Manager Infection Prevention -- $15K Sign-On Bonus
Req #: 42325
Full Time
Shift: Days
Infection Control
United Health Services Chenango Memorial Hospital
Norwich, NY
Weekly hours: 40

Manager of Infection Prevention, Chenango Memorial Hospital

United Health Services is seeking a Manager of Infection Prevention to join our team at Chenango Memorial Hospital in Norwich, NY. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position.

Shift: Days

Hours per week: 40

Location: UHS Chenango Memorial Hospital, Norwich, NY

Salary range: Depending on experience

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Manager of Infection Prevention Overview

The Manager of Infection Prevention leads the Infection Prevention and Employee Health Programs which provide support to the Hospital, Nursing Home and outpatient medical practices. The successful candidate will work to ensure activities are directed toward preventing and decreasing healthcare associated infections and improving patient safety across the continuum of care.

Manager of Infection Prevention Key Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Participates in hospital wide programs and committees affecting the delivery of care and business practices.
  • Ensures departmental compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Reviews, interprets and disseminates current infection control regulations/standards to appropriate individuals and departments.
  • Conducts patient oriented surveillance of healthcare associated infections and evaluates the data with respect to trends and quality assessment indicators.
  • Coordinates management of all known infectious disease exposures involving hospital personnel and provides oversight of Employee Health regarding monitoring and management of infectious disease exposures and infectious illness in employees.
  • Prepares and presents reports summarizing healthcare associated infection surveillance data, special investigations and projects to the Infection Control committee and the Board.
  • Recognizes potential health hazards/exposures, plans assessment and intervention strategies and promotes safety in Chenango Memorial Hospital facilities.
  • Identifies healthcare associated infections on Nursing Units and intervenes/implements infection control measures as necessary through education, policy development, and provision of equipment or other means.
  • Coordinates calculation of surgical site infection rates and post-operative pneumonia rates.
  • Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation

Position Qualifications

  • Registered Professional Nurse from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum 2 years of experience in Infection Control and management.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred

Employee Benefits at United Health Services

When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match model
  • Immediate accrual of paid time off
  • Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services
  • Free, extensive online training through HealthStream
  • [LAST BULLET ABOUT ASSOCIATED EDUCATION BENEFITS PER POSITION]

About United Health Services

United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.

United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.

About New York’s Southern Tier

As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.

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United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

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Benefits That Make A Difference

While you’re making a difference in the health and well-being of our patients and communities, United Health Services takes care of you. We are proud to be able to offer our employees and providers a comprehensive benefits package that supports their needs today and for the future with a competitive retirement plan; comprehensive health, dental, vision and health savings and spending accounts; wellness programs that empower our employees to stay healthy and balance work and life goals; group life and disability options; and a generous paid time off (PTO) program. On top of that, we invest in you by offering tuition reimbursement and other programs designed to help you grow your career. The majority of these benefits are available to you for working at least 24 hours per week.

These are just a few of the perks and benefits you can expect when you join the United Health Services team. Be sure to ask your recruiter about all the benefits associated with the position you’re applying for.

Why United Health Services?

We are one of the region’s top employers with an excellent reputation for the care we provide. Our pay, benefits and perks are very competitive. We’re compassionate about patients and respectful of each other. We offer you the stability, size, scope and capabilities of big city health systems, but with the trust and familiarity of more personalized care. We’re engaged with our communities. And, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. Discover the difference you can make, here with us, at United Health Services.

About Our Region

Norwich is the Chenango County seat and home to about 7,000 residents. The area offers much to see and do, including the annual Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival, antique shows and the historic Earlville Opera House, as well as a classic car museum and old-time movie theater. Go boating, river rafting or kayaking. Watch pro motocross at Unadilla racetrack. Enjoy good food at many local restaurants. Here too, are welcoming neighborhoods and highly rated public and private schools.