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DIRECTOR INFECTION PREVENTION – Bachelors,3+YRS IP Management REQ

Panama City, FL
DIRECTOR INFECTION PREVENTION – Bachelors,3+YRS IP Management REQ

LOCATION: Panama City, FL
FACILITY: 250+ bed acute care hospital
REPORTS TO: CMO
SALARY: $95K - $125K + SIGNON + RELO, up to 15% BONUS

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 and is responsible for the facility-wide planning and implementation of the Infection Prevention Program.
  • Develops, conducts annual reviews, and revisions to, policies and procedures governing control of infection and communicable diseases, as indicated.
  • Conducts annual risk analysis based on geographic location, community, populations served, care, treatment and services provided, analysis of surveillance activities and other infection control data.
  • 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.
  • Examines microbiology reports of positive isolates to recognize trends, identify hospital acquired infections, and performs / compiles appropriate statistical analysis.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Must have Bachelors – can be RN or Masters Public Health
  • Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) or Master’s in Public Health (MPH) preferred
  • Certification in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC) required
  • 3+ years Infection Control & Prevention experience in acute care; Experience in Critical Care and/or the OR preferred
  • 5+ years of --- manager or Dir level experience 3+ years of leadership experience required

CONTACT: Joan Hutton, President/CEO
The Hutton Group, Inc.
hutton@huttongrouphc.com

772-770-1787



 
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