The Infection Control Nurse is a professional registered nurse who is responsible for the professional and administrative management of a complex Infection Control Program for a Level 1A VA Medical Center, the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, located in Houston, Texas. The incumbent is dedicated to providing leadership in establishing, coordinating, and integrating a quality infection Control Program and processes within multiple healthcare delivery systems throughout the Medical Center and its Community Based outpatient Clinics (CBOCS). The incumbent works collegially with leadership, Care and Service Line executives, staff, volunteers, visitors, affiliates and other stakeholders within the medical center, the network, VHA, other regulating agencies and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) enhancing infection control practices and implementing new initiatives for improving quality patient care and personal practices.The Infection Control Program Manager, MEDVAMC is responsible for facilitating the fulfillment of the MEDVAMC Mission, Vision, and Values as well as the goals of the Veteran Health Administration (VHA), VISN 16, and the MEDVAMC. As a nursing leader, the incumbent contributes to the vision for the healthcare philosophy, development, and advancement within the MEDVAMC. The Infection Control Program Manager, MEDVAMC is responsible for the strategic planning, management, implementation and evaluation of the MEDVAMC Infection Control Program. The Incumbent performs in a manner, which reflects substantial and continuing responsibility and accountability for planning, organizing, directing and controlling an integrated infection control program. The incumbent has direct responsibility in the oversight and management of the infection control staff. She/he interacts with all disciplines across the MEDVAMC in regards to infection control practice across all disciplines within this complex, multi-hospital system.Listing originally posted at http

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