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Published: August 3, 2020


System Director of Infection Prevention | Exclusive Search | Tranquil Gulf of Mexico/Southwest Florida

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Are you ready to join an organization where you are respected, valued and where your work is purposeful and fulfilling? A place where your talent is recognized, professional development is encouraged, and career advancement is possible. This high-profile position reports to the Chief Quality Officer (CQO).

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Oversight for the Infection Prevention and Control Department/Program over two acute care hospitals, approximately 200 beds and 7 clinics. The two hospitals are approximately 10 miles apart. This is hands-on contributor role that manages a full-time Infection Preventionist. The organization is TJC certified and recently underwent a successful survey. The ideal candidate will thrive in an environment where they are given a wide degree of creativity and latitude to build a superb infection prevention program. The CQO will rely on the selected Director of infection Prevention to draw on their extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish desired goals. The organization offers a competitive base salary with annual bonus plan, a comprehensive benefits program to include a 401K, and relocation assistance.


• Develops and implements infection control policies designed to reduce or eliminate outbreaks across the system
• Monitors patient care for compliance with established standards and investigates known or suspected sources of infections in order to determine the source and ensure control
• Develops and provides related education to staff
• Ensures that all medical records are kept in a manner compliant with appropriate policies and procedures
• Oversee and develop policy and procedure to align the organization with national, state, and local standards; TJC, OSHA regulations


• Bachelor’s Degree
• Registered Nurse (RN)
• CIC (Certified Infection Prevention)
• 7+ years of current acute care IP experience
• System Director or Manager level experience highly preferred
• Experience with EMR (Cerner a plus) and surveillance software

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