Monmouth Medical Center (MMC) is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians and employees work as a team dedicated to academic and clinical excellence and comprehensive, compassionate patient care. As part of RWJ Barnabas Health, Monmouth Medical Center is a leader in designing unparalleled new ways for delivering health care.
For over 130 years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to nearly 1 million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth County, and portions of Ocean and Middlesex counties. Monmouth Medical Center is recognized as a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, which is widely acknowledged and underscores the highest commitment to patient safety and quality. MMC is the only hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties to receive an A Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, the nation s leading experts on patient safety, for six consecutive rating periods. We continue to lead the system in HCAHPS scores, and are looked to as a model for best practice in patient satisfaction.
Summary of job function: The Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator will be responsible for prevention of hospital-onset infections through promoting best practices/evidenced based guidelines, and education of patients, staff and the community. Other responsibilities include surveillance, data collection, and public reporting. The Coordinator will working closely with the clinical staff to promote patient safety. The IC Coordinator will report infection rates and statistics internally and externally to NHSN/CDC and be responsible for working with the state and local health departments on prevention and reporting of communicable diseases to the NJDOH Communicable Disease Reporting System (CDRSS). The IC Coordinator will perform audits to ensure compliance with regulatory and infection prevention requirements and assist clinical departments with survey readiness. The IC Coordinator participates in Environmental Rounds, prepares Infection Control Risk Assessments for all construction projects and works closely with the Safety, Facilities and Environmental Services Departments to help to facilitate a safe environment for patients, visitors and staff.
Job Qualifications: Bachelor s Degree in Nursing or Medical Technology. Certification in Infection Control preferred or commitment to attain certification.
Skills: Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point
We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts