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Quality and Infection Prevention Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 1209067
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.



Role Purpose

Oversees clinical performance improvement projects that address our publicly reported metrics, the internal Safety & Quality scorecard, UHC Quality & Accountability scorecard and the organization’s Safety & Quality strategic priorities. The manager will have oversight of the department and team data management process. Provides leadership and direction to the Infection Prevention Program, including 24/7 accountability for all standards of care, regulatory and reporting compliance and requirements.


  • Provides clinical direction, coordination and evaluation of Patient Safety and Infection Prevention programs.
  • Works collaboratively with leadership to develop, improve, and maintain surveillance programs and interventions to reduce patient safety events including healthcare-associated infections.
  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Provides oversight of data collection activities for submission to outside accrediting agencies and benchmarking organizations in regards to data entry time line compliance and validation of data collection accuracy
  • Provides consult services in the area of quality management to individuals, special projects, and executive and clinical departments throughout the organization ensuring compliance with national standards
  • Provides data management support for the Safety & Quality department to ensure ongoing organizational compliance with infection prevention, patient safety, risk management and regulatory compliance

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree

    Licenses & Certifications

  • CPHQ
  • RN

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer