UCLA Health

Responsibilities

Play a key role in the delivery of world-class patient care. Continuously elevate the quality of care within an award-winning health system. Leverage your expertise to make a real difference in others’ lives. At UCLA Health, you can do all this and more.

You will conduct NHSN surveillance for the entire health system. This will include but not limited to SSI, CLABSI, and VAE surveillance. You will be responsible for reporting all healthcare-associated infections within the hospital while also providing monthly operating reports. You will:

Apply an epidemiologic approach to problem solving
Serve as the infection control consultant for the Infection Prevention team on surveillance identification
Communicate surveillance findings and recommendations to key stakeholders
Develop and present educational programs
Serve as liaison with Infection Prevention team for required reportable diseases
Participate in process improvement activities

Qualifications

We’re seeking a deadline-driven, detail-oriented individual with:

Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field
Solid background in the application of CDC (NHSN) surveillance definitions
In-depth knowledge of data management, analysis, reporting, and documentation methods used in infection control
Excellent organizational, prioritizing, and time-management abilities
Strong communication and interpersonal skills

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers, and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles as well as the David Geffen School of Medicine. Through the efforts of our outstanding people, we have become Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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