APIC San Diego Chapter

New IP Positions – Scripps Health

Manager Epidemiology
Fortune magazine named Scripps Health among the top employers in the nation on the annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. Scripps ranked at No. 43 and was the only San Diego-based company to make the list. Fortune Magazine ranked Scripps Health No. 4 on its 2020 list of the 40 Best Workplaces in Health Care. U.S. News & World Report ranked the combined programs of Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla No. 1 in the San Diego region and are among the best in the nation in seven specialties – Orthopedics (No. 10), Cardiology and Heart Surgery (No. 30), Gynecology (No. 31), Urology (No. 32), Gastroenterology and GI Surgery (No. 41), Neurology and Neurosurgery (No. 48), and Geriatrics (No. 48) – in their annual Best Hospitals list. Join Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, San Diego’s first Magnet Hospital as Manager, Epidemiology and lead a Quality team of 15 along with 2 Infection Prevention for our growing campus. Reporting to the Senior Director you will have oversight of all licensed areas in our large campus and will lead the infection previous efforts for our new Tower scheduled to open in 2024. As Manager, Epidemiology, you will interact frequently at the system level in the Infection Disease Council and along with Infectious Control Doctors to implement system wide initiatives at the La Jolla site. You will work on Performance Improvement targets and interact with clinical managers to reduce hospital infections. Be charged with implementing and overseeing the operations of the clinical epidemiology and infection control program at assigned La Jolla. You will be charged with evaluating and supporting compliance with infection control policies, procedures and standards. In collaboration with corporate leadership, evaluates and applies new and developing trends relevant in a healthcare environment. This Manager position is located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Infection Control Coordinator
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So, if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential. Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista provides a variety of medical and surgical services, including inpatient and outpatient care. Located less than 10 miles from the US-Mexico border, Scripps Mercy serves the cities of Chula Vista, Otay Mesa, National City, Imperial Beach, Bonita and beyond. We invite you to join our highly dynamic team of Infection Control as an Infection Control Coordinator. The Infection Control Coordinator is responsible for facilitating and coordinating the infection surveillance, prevention and control program, promoting safe, effective infection control practices and for assuring facility infection control compliance with regulating agencies. Additional duties may include assisting with patient safety and risk management activities, performing investigational reviews, collecting performance improvement data, and reviewing clinical trial studies. This is a Full-Time position with a Monday-Friday schedule. This position does not require weekends or holidays. This position is located at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

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