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RN - Director of Infection Prevention

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Infection Prevention - Plano, TX

SHIFT: Fulltime Days 

This is a full-service, Magnet designated 600+-bed acute care hospital with more than 2,070 employees.  Our services include a level 1 trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive, orthopedics, heart and vascular care, and complete women's and children's services including a high-risk antepartum unit and a Level 3 NICU.

The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for the coordination, implementation and oversight of the organizations infection prevention program in order to support the mission, vision and values of Medical City Plano.  The Director provides leadership and supports departments through promotion of infection prevention initiatives throughout the organization.  The Director supports the nursing staff’s primary commitment to protect the health, safety and rights of the individual, family or community.  The Director will develop and maintain policies and procedures that support successful quality/patient safety outcomes and ongoing improvement in the delivery of healthcare to patients, identification of areas of opportunity, and coordination and execution of regulatory compliance programs as related to Federal, State and other agencies.  Provides ongoing surveillance of infection disease present in the hospital and takes appropriate steps to contain and prevent the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents in accordance with CDC guidelines and hospital policies.

Reports to the VP of Quality for Health System

adding 2 more to quality

 

Education

BSN  Required 

Master’s Degree in Public Health/Nursing/related field Preferred

MUST BE A RN

Experience

5 years hospital experience in infection prevention and healthcare environment - MUST HAVE ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE   

MUST have leadership experience

Should have experience with budgeting

Knowledgeable about: a) epidemiologic principles and infectious diseases, b) sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices. knowledgeable in adult education principles and patient care practice. understanding of microbiology and biostatistics. Accurate documentation of records and statistics.  Excellent interpersonal skills.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted
  • Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC).- MUST have within 1 year of hire

Additional Information

Facility is looking for HIGH ENERGY candidates 

Personality/high energy is really important to the leader

 

 

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Plano , RN - Director of Infection Prevention, Other , Plano, Texas

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