Lead Infection Preventionist | System-Wide | Alabama
Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits | Comprehensive Relocation Assistance | C-Suite Down Program Support
• Reports to a supportive AVP of Quality
• Facilitates, educates, and acts as a liaison to the departments and services of the hospital regarding the Infection Prevention Program
• Participates in regulatory compliance and accreditation measures to ensure hospital readiness
• Directly leads and develops a staff of 3 - 4 experienced Infection Preventionists
• Partners with Hospital Administration and staff (strategically and tactically) in system-wide / proactive program initiatives in quality, performance improvement, patient safety and service excellence
• Department has shared administrative support
• Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience in nursing, microbiology, biology, Nursing or Public Health
• Minimum three (3) years of experience as an Infection Preventionist in an acute care facility ideally in a supervisory capacity
• Board certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) is required
• 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 planning, evaluating programs, and implementing solutions
• Computer literacy
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