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Manager Infection Prevention - Minneapolis, MN

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Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date


Dept. Name

Quality - Abbott

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 65636
Support regulatory and clinical support software.
  • Forecasts and implements regulatory requirements.
  • Liaison with external agencies and professional organizations.
  • Supports department in crisis or emergency situations.
  • Builds, tests and maintains the clinical support software.
  • Audits clinical data integrity.
Plan and implement programs and services.
  • Assure local and system-wide implementation of established guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Work with staff and physicians to develop and implement objectives for the provision of safe and effective patient care.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of policies and procedures and make recommendations for change.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities to impact performance trends favorably.
  • Facilitate education to the staff, patients, families and public as needed.
Manages projects and performance improvement initiatives.
  • Manage multiple performance improvement initiatives.
  • Provides performance improvement methodology to design solutions.
  • Serves as an educator for performance improvement processes.
  • Performs data collection and analysis.
  • Complete process flow analysis with input from key stakeholders.
  • Identifies performance improvement opportunities and assist in design solutions.
  • Develop key performance indicators and measures.
  • Formulate and present deliverables to executive management and internal and external stakeholders.


Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Medical Technology, Quality Analytics or related field required

Master’s Degree in Public Health or Epidemiology with identified experience preferred


Work Experience
Indicates the minimum years of related direct experience to effectively perform the job's principle responsibilities.
ExperienceRequiredPreferredExperience DetailsAnd/Or
5 to 7 YearsXin infection preventionor
2 to 5 YearsXin infection prevention or public health with identified Master's degree
Leadership Capabilities
XKnow where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission.• I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals
• I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results
• I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination
• I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly
• I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency
Inspire GreatnessInspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success.• I help team members understand how their efforts connect to the Allina mission
• I energize the team and use recognition to reinforce what is truly valued
• I understand how to use change management to help teams adapt to evolving circumstances
• I demonstrate trust in others and help them learn from their successes and failures
Foster Learning and GrowthRole model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.• I role-model self-care and collegial care
• I advocate for individuals with talent by highlighting their potential
• I provide feedback with assertiveness, candor and diplomacy
• I show an active interest in the development path of each of my team members
• I model development by talking about my journey and development goals
Deliver Excellence• I define expectations and priorities that my team understands
• I reinforce continuous improvement disciplines and methods
• I declare firm opinions and make timely decisions
• I clarify work scope and use feedback mechanisms to monitor performance standards
Succeed TogetherConnect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.• I foster teamwork by being socially observant and fostering cooperation
• I connect authentically and actively seek to build trust
• I demonstrate generosity and provide support to enable the success of others
• I encourage diverse perspectives and the free flow of ideas
• I facilitate constructive debate

Functional Competencies
CompetencyCompetency Description
Tackles critical large-scale issues using rational thinking and reasoning.
Business ImpactSets goals for the division and contributes to corporate strategic decisions.
Collaborationin infection prevention
Communication SkillsCommunicates at a high level and is able to negotiate on a broad spectrum of matters.
Functional KnowledgeWide range of understanding of multiple disciplines.
InfluenceTakes advantage of wide-spread support within the division to elevate proposals and projects important to him/her.

Work Schedule

Follows on-call IP responsibilities during non-business hours

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Quality / Risk