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Published: March 22, 2022

Description

Infection Prevention Manager | CIC Required | Coastal New England

Competitive Compensation | Bonus Eligible | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance

Location:

Coastal New England

Opportunity:

• Reports to a highly supportive Director of Quality
• 100 bed, TJC Accredited Hospital
• 2 FTEs
• Report communicable diseases to the appropriate agencies, and maintain accreditation readiness and compliance within all infection control standards, including TJC, DHS, CMS, and OSHA
• Perform annual risk assessment and develops action plans from the previous year activities
• Work collaboratively with physicians and staff throughout the organization to identify opportunities for improvement in infection prevention, formulate action plans and evaluate the effectiveness
• Work with the data analyst in preparation of reports and statistical data for the infection control committee, medical staff, and other committees as needed
• Confer with staff nurses on all patient units regularly to determine the occurrence of nosocomial infections
• Participate in investigation and reporting of hospital infection outbreaks
• Research and identify new trends in IC prevention methodologies and shares with the appropriate audience
• Directly provide Infection Control education to staff, physicians, patients, visitors, and the community
• Co-chair the medical staff Infection Control committee
• Responsible for the recruitment, retention, and development of the department staff, including but not limited to hiring, performance evaluation, and management of a high performing EH/IP team

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required
• RN required
• CIC required
• 3-5 years of leadership experience in Infection Control and in an acute care setting
• Working knowledge of Employee Health reporting standards preferred but not required
• Experience with IC NET and Meditech is a plus
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with hospital staff, physicians, patients, and patient's families
• Demonstrated mastery of communication and leadership behavioral competencies, as well as a demonstrated ability to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Search, LLC partners with hospitals and healthcare organizations across the United States to identify, recruit and retain the most accomplished professionals and executives in the industry. Our clients include community and critical access hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and Fortune 500 corporations. To learn more about Galileo Search, LLC, visit our website at www.galileosearch.com

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Job ID:

Job-028934

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