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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Responsibilities*

  • Conduct ambulatory clinic site visits and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Collaborate with the institutional high-level disinfection project manager on related issues.
  • Collect, review, analyze and interpret surveillance data.
  • Recommend appropriate actions to clinicians and administrators targeted to rescue or eliminate infectious risks in patients and staff.
  • Investigate clusters or outbreaks of infection.
  • Conduct activities related to exposure of patients and employees of communicable diseases.
  • Develop, review, evaluate and implement infection prevention and control policies to improve quality of care.
  • Observe, advise and train faculty and staff regarding assessing, preventing, and controlling infection risks.
  • Plan, develop and conduct educational programs for UMHHC employees.
  • Consult with department and administrative staff on infection prevention and control issues.
  • Initiate and /or participate in interdisciplinary quality improvement projects.
  • Develop routine quality improvement reports.
  • Provide liaison to regulatory and accrediting agencies and health departments.

Required Qualifications*

  • A Bachelors Degree in Public Health, Nursing or a related health field is necessary.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong Analytical capabilities.
  • Three to five years of experience in infection prevention.
  • Reasonable knowledge of medical microbiology.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with groups.
  • Efficiently able to meet deadlines
  • Capable of performing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Highly self-motivated.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Certification in infection control preferred.

Work Locations

NIB

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.