CommUnityCare Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) network in beautiful Austin, TX is hiring an Infection Control and Prevention Manager. This position will be responsible for the effective direction, management, and operation of the infection prevention and control activities for the organization, including oversight, training, competency assessment, surveillance, and audits. Ensures compliance and coordination with CDC, county, and state health departments, as well as compliance with Joint Commission (JC) standards, CMS, OSHA, HRSA, and state regulations, outbreak investigation, and overall direction of the infection prevention and control program.
Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or equivalent degree.
Five (5) years’ experience in Infection Control
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) from APIC or CBIC
Central Texas Community Health Centers (dba CommUnityCare Health Centers) provides services at 27 locations primarily in Travis County. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we are a part of the nation’s safety net system, including care for those without health insurance. In 2020, our health centers provided approximately 432,000 medical and dental patient appointments. This number represents more than 123,000 individual patients.
In collaboration with our partners at Central Health, CommUnityCare is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides outpatient primary health care, dental care, pediatric, specialty care, lab, radiology including mammography, a full-service pharmacy, and behavioral health services. With the addition of Carousel Pediatrics in 2018, we now offer pediatric dental care and mental health, speech, physical and occupational therapy for children.
With our emphasis on serving underserved health care populations, we also provide HIV/AIDS treatment and primary care to HIV-positive patients at many of our locations, including the David Powell Health Center.
Other specialty care includes health services for people who are experiencing homelessness, with... locations at the Austin Resource Center for the Homeless (ARCH) and Care Connections Clinic, along with Street Medicine teams.
Our services are provided to Travis County residents and those residing in surrounding counties, including people whose income and lack of private health insurance prevent them from accessing care elsewhere.