Project Coordinator for Antimicrobial Stewardship with the California Department of Public Health Healthcare-Associated Infections Program
This is a is a remote position with selected on-site meetings at our Richmond, CA campus.
The Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Program in the Center for Health Care Quality, California Department of Public Health, is responsible for the prevention, surveillance, and reporting of infections in California as mandated by the Health and Safety Code. With support from federal funding, the HAI Program employs infection preventionists, public health educators, epidemiologists, and other staff to develop strategies and perform activities for the prevention of HAI and antimicrobial-resistant infections associated with the receipt of healthcare.
The HAI Program has developed a multiyear strategy to promote antimicrobial stewardship (AS) in California healthcare facilities. This includes implementing projects promoting AS, particularly among underserved populations, and analyzing antimicrobial use and resistance (AUR) data to inform these activities. The AS Coordinator will be responsible for implementing the strategy by working directly with local health departments, healthcare facilities, and other stakeholders to support the promotion and coordination of AS activities across the state
For questions, please contact Jane Kriengkaukiat at Jane.Kriengkauykiat@cdph.ca.gov.