Are you ready to bring your Clinical Quality experience and competencies to a world-renowned Medical Group? Do you have a passion for the highest standards and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.
The Cedars-Sinai Medical Network is committed to helping primary care and specialist physicians provide excellent care to all their patients, who benefit from convenient access to primary and specialty care physicians and seamless coordination of care between them. As a part of Cedars-Sinai, our physicians and staff are partners in quality health care from a medical center that is consistently recognized as one of the finest hospitals in the country. For the 8th consecutive year, we have been named one of the top 20 physicians groups in Southern California by Integrated Healthcare Associates (IHA).
As our next Infection Prevention/Control Specialist, you will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining a system for prevention, surveillance, investigation and control of infections within the our physician's offices throughout Los Angeles.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Develops and maintains infection control policies and procedures appropriate for the services provided by the facility and based upon evidence-based guidelines, regulations and standards
Performs surveillance of infections throughout the designated Cedars-Sinai Medical Network facilities and reports findings
Routinely surveys or audits designated practices to monitor compliance and to ensure competency and adherence to standard infection control practices, policies and procedures
Acts as a liaison with the Public Health Department
Provides job or task infection prevention education and training upon orientation and as needed
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.