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ACUTE HOSPITAL DIRECTOR INFECTION PREVENTION CONTROL(DICP)

Dallas, TX
 DIRECTOR INFECTION PREVENTION CONTROL(DICP)

LOCATION: Dallas, TX                         
FACILITY DESCRIPTION: 265 + Bed Acute care facility
REPORTS TO: CMO/VP of Quality(facility), AVP Infection Prevention(Division)
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for the facility-wide activities of evaluating and managing infection risks to patients and personnel through extensive surveillance and an effective reporting system. Functions as the hospital-wide clinical expert in the prevention and control of infection.
  • Develops, conducts annual reviews, and revisions to, policies and procedures governing control of infection and communicable diseases
  • Conducts annual risk analysis based on geographic location, community, populations served, care, treatment and services provided.
  • Serves as liaison with regulatory, state, and county agencies as relates to communicable disease reporting.
  • Oversees the submission of data to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) per State and CMS requirements to assure accuracy
  • Review, assess and investigate lab data relative to infection rates, sources and identifies trends.
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
  • 3 years Infection Control & Prevention experience in acute care
  • 3 years of leadership experience required. 
  • Experience working closely with physicians and other clinical care providers in group and one-on-one settings necessary. 
  • Preferred: Experience in critical care and/or OR helpful.
REQUIRED EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor degree in nursing, medical technology, clinical laboratory science, Public Health, Microbiology, or Epidemiology required.
  • Preferred:  Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) or Master’s in Public Health (MPH)
  • Certification in Infection prevention & Control (CIC)
  • Current state professional license or certification
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  NO STATE INCOME TAX
 
SALARY:
$100K - $125K + BONUS
 
CONTACT: Joan Hutton, President/CEO
The Hutton Group, Inc.
hutton@huttongrouphc.com

772-770-1787
 
 
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