Director, Infection Control

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 10, 2020
Closes
Oct 07, 2020
Ref
137330BR
Function
Management
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Responsible for providing strategic oversight, development, and implementation of infection surveillance and prevention initiatives. Advises senior leadership, clinical and operational staff on strategies and methods to improve quality, and prevent healthcare associated infections (HAIs). Provides support to the system Infection Prevention High Performance Team (HPT). Provides direction for causal analysis of HAIs. Provides training programs and evaluation of Infection Prevention program effectiveness. Provides matrix leadership, education and support to division based Infection Preventionists. Provides system oversight and direction related to accreditation and other regulatory agency requirements, relevant infection prevention and control standards, required communicable disease reporting, and timely and accurate reporting of data to NHSN and CMS.

Qualifications

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - EPIDEMIOLOGY OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - MICROBIOLOGY OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree

Experience
Required: Healthcare - 5 years, Infection Prevention & Control - 5 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: Cert Infection Control

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Project Management, Speaking

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Travel required.

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