This position is located at the Washington DC VAMC under Nursing Services. Position provides leadership and oversight of entire Medical Center Infection Prevention and Control Program. The IP Program Manager is primarily responsible for implementation of the Medical Center's Infection Prevention and Control and Multidrug Resistant Organism (MDRO) Programs, insuring high quality nursing practices to prevent and control transmission of infection in patients in all phases of the adult life cycle. This responsibly includes, but is not limited to: coordinating the Medical Center's Infection Prevention and Control Program, which includes the MDRO program; serving as a consultant and resource person to all medical center personnel; collaborating with other health professionals; and developing and implementing educational programs for patients, families and significant others, personnel and volunteers. Inherent to the role is the responsibility for insuring that all Medical Center personnel are aware of and involved in the Infection Prevention and Control Program. Position may entail other duties as assigned and travel to the facility-associated Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) routinely. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.