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Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Supervisor (Remote within CA) (Biotech)
The Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Program is one of two programs in the Center for Health Care Quality of the California Department of Public Health. The Program is responsible for the prevention, surveillance, and reporting of infections in California as mandated by Health and Safety Code. With support from federal funding, the HAI Program employs infection preventionists, public health educators, epidemiologists, and other staff to support activities and programs for the prevention of infections associated with the receipt of healthcare. The HAI Program has developed a multi-year strategy to prevent and contain the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AR), including: working with clinical and public health laboratories to facilitate testing to detect and report AR pathogens; and providing technical assistance to and convening local health departments (LHD) and healthcare facilities to implement comprehensive AR prevention and response activities such as antimicrobial stewardship (AS), conducting surveillance of AR pathogens, and building infection prevention and control (IPC) capacity to investigate and contain the spread of AR.
The Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Supervisor will be responsible for implementing the strategy by leading the HAI Program AR Prevention and Response team and working directly with healthcare facilities, laboratories, and local public health to promote and coordinate AR prevention and containment activities.
The salary range for this position is $100,000/year to $150,000/year.
Must submit a cover letter and resume with the application to be considered.
If hired for this position, applicant will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to the start date; or have a valid religious or medical reason qualifying the applicant for an exemption (that may or may not require accommodation).
A valid California driver's license, proof of vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Remote with occasional travel for selected in-person meeting at the Richmond, CA campus.
Must have Internet access at the remote location.
It is the policy of Heluna Health to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
Heluna Health is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)See job description