Director of Infection Prevention | System-Level | Teaching / Academic Health System | Southeastern, US
The location combines it all to include drivable access to nearby cities, beaches and mountains. The area boasts a great cost of living and affordable housing, both in the city and in the suburbs.
• Reports to a dynamic and supportive Associate Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
• Oversees 2 acute care facilities to include a large, thriving clinic network
• Directs and mentors a staff of 8 Infection Preventionists
• Provides leadership and support to the facilities to ensure the best outcomes, highest quality, and compassionate patient care
• Supports leadership and staff (strategically and tactically) in system-wide / proactive program initiatives
• Develops and maintains a centralized / standardized Infection Prevention program across the hospital and clinic systems
• Provides oversight and guidance in the system-wide practices for sterilization, sanitation, and disinfection
• Partners with medical staff and other health care professionals collaboratively to support the mission, vision, and values of the organization
• Master's degree required
• Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC)
• Knowledge of epidemiological principles and infectious disease as applied to infection prevention and control
• Minimum 5 years of directly related infection prevention leadership experience in an acute care hospital multi-site / system environment
• Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form with staff at all levels
• Strong familiarity with regulatory and accreditation requirements (TJC, CMS)
• Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, evaluating programs, and implementing solutions
• Proven budgetary / fiscal management experience
• Computer literacy
• Proven skills in mentoring and staff development
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