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Galileo Search Published: December 6, 2022

Description

Director of Infection Prevention | RN or MT(ASCP) | CIC | LTACH | Illinois

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Assistance

Location:

Illinois

Opportunity:

• Reports to the Executive Director of Risk, Compliance, IP, Quality, and Patient Safety
• 2 Long-term Acute Care Hospitals
• Participates in investigation and reporting of infection outbreaks
• Develops, revises, and implements policies and procedures regarding asepsis and Infection Prevention following up to date standards of practice
• Directly provides Infection Control education to staff, physicians, patients, visitors, and the community
• Trains, coaches, and mentors junior Infection Preventionists
• Reports communicable diseases to the appropriate agencies and maintains accreditation readiness and compliance with all infection control standards, including TJC, DHS, CMS, and OSHA
• Conducts surveillance, analysis, reporting, risk reduction, and outbreak control
• Assesses the need for, develops, and presents in-service education for individual departments as needed, including hand hygiene, cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization
• Evaluates potential for patient care improvements and initiate improvements for supplemental IC practices, procedures, and products
• Manages critical data for special projects and studies utilizing epidemiological principles and statistical techniques

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required
• CIC required
• RN or MT(ASCP) required
• Minimum 5 years experience in Infection Prevention in long-term acute care settings
• Critical Care experience preferred
• Familiarity with MediTech preferred
• Experience with HAI reduction projects preferred
• Demonstrated expertise in The Joint Commission (TJC) Accreditation
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of hospital staff

About Galileo Search:

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Job ID:

Job-029184

 

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