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Published: October 9, 2020


Interim Director of Infection Prevention | CIC Required | Gulf Coast, U.S.

Highly Competitive Pay | Lodging | Rental Car or Mileage | Paid Flights Home | World-Class Support

Galileo has an immediate opening for an experienced, hands-on Director of Infection Prevention for an interim assignment with our client, an Academic Medical Center based on the Gulf Coast.


Gulf Coast, U.S.


• 3+ month assignment
• Reports to the Administrative Director of Quality, Risk and Infection Prevention
• Multiple campus healthcare system, with clinics
• This is a hands-on contributor role; as part of the IP team the Director will also mentor and educate staff
• Develops and coordinates the infection prevention and control program throughout the facility
• Implements the program by formulating, establishing and evaluating policies and procedures relating to patient care infection control measures throughout the facility
• Develops and enforces effectual policies and procedures for the department and hospital that ensures compliance with TJC, OSHA, CDC, CMS and other country, state and federal regulatory agencies
• Interacts with physicians, nurses, department managers, supervisors, occupational health and other professional/non-professional staff members to provide resource information, resolve infection control problems and identify new opportunities to improve service and reduce risk
• Ensures that departmental goals are compatible with, and enhance the hospital and organization’s mission, values and strategic plan
• Develops and implements approved epidemiologic protocols for investigating and controlling hospital epidemics and other hospital-acquired infections, and is responsive to unanticipated exposures and outbreaks
• Determines the need for mandatory isolation of patients, temporary suspension of admissions to units, and temporary reassignment or furlough of personnel to prevent transmission of infection to patients in accordance with established hospital policies and regulatory requirements


• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred
• RN, MPH, or MT(ASCP)
• CIC required
• 5 years of acute care infection prevention leadership/management experience

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Staffing Services, a division of Galileo Search, LLC., is a premier provider of interim healthcare specialists, professionals, and executives to acute care hospitals nationwide. To learn more about Galileo Staffing Services, visit our website at

How will you benefit when working with Galileo?

• Highly competitive pay rates that are best in the industry with weekly direct deposit
• Generous per diem for the housing of your choice if not provided by the client and for incidentals expenses
• Weekly travel expense reimbursement (flights, rental car, or mileage)
• Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401k available
• State License expense reimbursement for endorsement
• Comprehensive insurance coverage
• Short or long-term assignments
• Local, regional, or national assignments based on availability
• World-class support before, during, and after each assignment

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