Infection Prevention Program Manager | System Level | Midwest, U.S.
Competitive Compensation | Excellent Benefits | Relocation Assistance
Galileo Search is representing an outstanding career opportunity with a regional health system that provides a great working environment, a passion for quality care, and a small/family business feel. The system has received numerous awards and accolades by third party organizations, including rankings #1 hospital, Top Patient Experience, and Top Physicians while operating with a solid focus on quality.
Combine a fulfilling career move with a captivating local history, excellent cost of living, and the opportunity to enjoy all four seasons. Museums, outdoor activities, professional sporting events, local access to the arts, and a wealth of culinary treasures await you in this beautiful jewel of the Midwest!
The position provides system-wide Infection Prevention clinical expertise with system groups ranging from clinical service lines, division leadership, hospital epidemiologists, clinical pharmacists, and other infection preventionists to assure consistency of the IP program and practices. Develops system wide policies/guidelines and implementation plans to assure the system can reliably meet regulatory requirements. Provides leadership and assistance with emergency response to public health outbreaks, leads improvement efforts for measure of caring strategies, and provides project management of key tactics that require tools to hardwire reliability of improvement changes.
The Infection Prevention Program Manager, under the general supervision of the Director of Organizational Safety, will be responsible for the following:
• Enabling policies and guideline approval processes and communication
• Manage the policies/guideline process
• Train IPs on improvement tools and methods
• Partner with Regional IP manager on annual risk assessment process, program evaluation, and recommendation for program goals
• Anticipate changes to practice and make recommendations for improvement strategies/tactics
• Keep IPs current on new or emerging issues/diseases
• Partner with IP work groups to develop clinical best practices
• Lead work plans to improve HAI especially related to scorecard to improve performance
• Enable system changes including products and stakeholder processes & communications
• Meet regularly with regional IP managers to set priorities and resolve issues
• Test new build and upgrades
• Serve as primary liaison with TD vendor
• Develop and identify training needs
• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
• CIC preferred
• Minimum 2 years of experience leading system-wide projects and performance improvement work groups
• Minimum 5 years of infection prevention experience required
Multi-Site Acute Care Hospital System | Nonprofit | TJC Accredited
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