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Carson Tahoe Health System - Hospital Epidemiologist Resume Example

Owen Adams
Carson City, NV 89703
Professional Summary
Seasoned Hospital Epidemiologist with more than 14 years of experience in the ever evolving heath care industry. Excellent communication, training, and team building skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in Joint Commission, and CMS surveys.  

-Staff education regarding infection control -Extensive knowledge and understand of the JC  standards

-Extensive understanding of CMS standards and    mandatory reporting -Extensive experience in NHSN/CDC data system

-Extensive understanding in how a comprehensive IC  program is established and what it takes to get buy in  from staff, physicians, and hospital leadership -Skills in Emergency Preparedness and HEICS

Hospital Epidemiologist Jul 2000Present Carson Tahoe Health System Carson City, NV Responsible for establishing and maintaining a comprehensive Infection Control and Prevention for a Health System in Northern Nevada,  The Health System includes, a 140 acute care facility, a 15 bed acute care and ambulatory surgery hospital, free standing 25 bed Long Term Acute Care facility, a free standing 26 bed behavioral and addiction care facility, an ambulatory surgery hospital, a free standing emergent care facility, out patient wound care, pain management, cancer center, five out patient therapy clinics, cardiac rehab, out patient imaging, three urgent care clinics, and five physician office clinics.  I am experienced in The Joint Commission, and CMS standards and conditions of participation for Infection Control.  Extensive experience in NHSN data entry, data management, and report functions, and have been Certified in Infection Control from APIC since 2003.  Extensive experience in forming and working in multidisciplinary teams to develop and expand programs, investigate out breaks, and performance improvement projects. Work in mentoring new Infection Control Practioners in Northern Nevada.
Supervisor of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Jun 1997Jul 2000 Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center Carson City, NV Responsible for supervising 4 microbiologists and operating the clinical microbiology laboratory for a 140 bed Acute Care Hospital.  Developed policies and procedures, performed microbiology bench work, and initiated and educated staff on new instrumentation.  I have both MT(ASCP) and a SM (ASCP) certifications, and extensive experience in bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, serology, and mycobacteriology (TB). I have experience with the Joint Commission, and CAP standards and have served as a CAP inspector several times.      
Microbiologist Jun 1994Jul 1997 Allied Clinical Laboratories Reno, NV
  • Investigate the relationship between organisms and disease including the control of epidemics and the effects of antibiotics on microorganisms.
  • Helped to set up a new Microbiology Lab.
  • Trained 5 Medical Technologist in clinical Microbiology.
  • Wrote policies and procedures.
  • Implemented and trained staff on new instrumentation.
Microbiology Supervisor Aug 1985Jun 1994 HCA Medical Center of Plano Plano, TX
  • Operated a Clinical Microbiology Department in a 400 bed community hospital
  • Established and wrote policies and procedures
  • Supervised 3 Clinical Microbiologists
  • Acted as a CAP inspector for other Microbiology Laboratories in Texas.

Microbiologist Jul 1979Jul 1985 Stanford University Medical Center Palo Alto, CA Clinical Microbiologist with experience in general microbiology, mycology, parasitology, serology, and TB.
Master of Science: Public Health Epidemiology Reno, NV University of Nevada Reno Jun 2007
Bachelor of Science: Microbiology/Clinical Laboratory Science San Jose, CA San Jose State University Jun 1978
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Previous Companies:

  • Carson Tahoe Health System
  • Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center
  • Allied Clinical Laboratories

Previous Job Positions:

  • Hospital Epidemiologist
  • Supervisor of Clinical Microbiology Laboratory
  • Microbiologist
  • Microbiology Supervisor


  • University of Nevada Reno
  • San Jose State University

Level of Education:

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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