Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 acute care beds, Memorial Medical Center MMC provides a full continuum of care, including:
24-hour emergency care
inpatient and outpatient surgery
specialty services in obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, sleep disorders and physical therapy
a Level II Trauma Center
Memorial Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center and STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center.
MMC is part of Sutter Health, one of the nation’s top five large health systems thanks to its integrated network of physician, employee and volunteer pioneers—more than 60,000 people strong. Rooted in Sutter Health’s not-for-profit mission, these team members partner to deliver exceptional care that feels personal. From physician offices to hospitals to outpatient care centers and home services, they proudly support and learn from the more than 3 million people in their care—nearly 1 percent of the U.S. population, in one of the most diverse and innovative regions in the world.
The Infection Preventionist develops and coordinates surveillance, education, and consultation and other assigned concurrent quality management activities in the as assigned by the Director of Quality and Safety.
Provides leadership in epidemiology and infection control.
Investigates, monitors and reports outbreaks, communicable disease exposures, and potential transmissions.
Conducts concurrent infection control surveillance and uses surveillance data to develop appropriate interventions.
Helps implement guidelines and evaluates practice to ensure that guidelines are applied consistently.
Identifies and/or responds to needs for consultation about emergency or recurrent problems that need to be resolved.
Provides consultation for regulatory compliance, construction issues, disaster and surge planning, maintenance of infection prevention and patient safety strategies, and during emergent or existing and ongoing issues.
Bachelor degree in either Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Epidemiology, or other Healthcare related field.
Minimum of 1-3 years' experience in infection prevention, including nursing, epidemiology, public health or related field may be substituted.
Must be able to travel in and out of Stanislaus County, a times, on short notice. Travel may also include transcontinental air flights, Must be able to travel either alone or in a group.
Driver License, valid and in state - DL Number
Master degree in either Microbiology, Nursing, Public Health, Epidemiology, or other Healthcare related field.
Registered Nurse - State Licensure
Skills & Knowledge:
Knowledge of microbiology terminology.
Basic mathematical and data analysis skills (rate calculation, trend analysis, etc.).
Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Power Point and Excel
Internal Number: 1804304
About Sutter Health - Memorial Medical Center Modesto
Sutter Health is a not-for-profit health system in Northern California, headquartered in Sacramento. It includes doctors, hospitals and other health care services in more than 100 Northern California cities and towns.