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Published: November 3, 2021


Executive Director Infection Prevention & Control | Health System | RN, MT(ASCP), MPH | Greater Atlanta Area

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance & Temporary Housing | Bonus Eligible


Greater Atlanta Area, GA

About this Outstanding Career Opportunity:

• This high profile position reports to the VP of Medical Outcomes
• Multi-site hospital system with a combined bed size of 2,000+ beds and multiple out-patient facilities and services
• Accountable for the delivery of quality, cost-effective infection prevention, and control services at all facilities
• Maintains compliance with all regulatory and licensing standards and implementation of the strategic plan
• Serves as the System SME for all infection surveillance and analysis activities to advance operational performance related to infections
• Responsible for establishing infection prevention and control standards for the delivery of services and scope to provide positive patient/support service functions
• Develops and oversees the implementation of all aspects of the infection control program using CDC, TJC, WHO, APIC, SHEA/IDSA, and OSHA guidelines
• Provides administrative direction to departments within the system
•Periodically inspects all facilities for continuing adherence to established requirements
• Develops, implements, and evaluates a management plan which monitors the delivery of high quality, cost-effective infection prevention, and control services to all patients and customers
• Advises and consults with leadership and staff as the organization's infection prevention and control subject matter expert on matters related to infection prevention and control, including surveillance, epidemiology, outcomes measurement, quality/performance improvement, and employee health

Experience | Education | Licensure | Certifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
• CIC (Certified Infection Control) or required within 24 months of hire
• Acute care and outpatient/ambulatory experience preferred
• Familiarity with EPIC Bugsy Software a plus
• Five to seven years directly related experience at the administrative level in the oversight of the Infection Prevention and Control Department program
• Demonstrated expertise in The Joint Commission (TJC) Accreditation process and budgetary management
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, patients, and patient's families

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