Director of Infection Prevention
Southern, CA area


Seeking a talented and qualified individual for a Director of Infection Prevention in the Southern, CA area. The ideal candidate will possess 5+ years of current experience working in an acute care hospital and 3+ years of experience working in a Infection Prevention Department in a leadership role.


Responsibilities of the Director of Infection Prevention

  • The Director of Infection Prevention ensures high quality, patient-centered care by coordinating the hospital-wide Infection Control Program, which includes surveillance, analysis, and reporting of nosocomial infections, education of staff, and the development of health system policies and procedures to ensure rigorous infection control standards that meet regulatory requirements
  • In collaboration with the Infection Prevention (IP) Committee, the Director of Infection Prevention makes decisions relative to the surveillance, prevention, and control of infections and blood-borne pathogens
  • The Director of Infection Prevention develops and maintains 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 in accordance with federal, state and local agencies
  • Perform other duties of Director of Infection Prevention included

Requirements of the Director of Infection Prevention

  • 3 years' of Infection Prevention Department nursing experience leadership required
  • 5 years' of Infection Prevention Department nursing experienced required
  • BSN required
  • MSN preferred
  • Current CA RN license required
  • Certification in Infection Control (CIC) HIGHLY PREFERRED - Must have within 6 months of hire
State
CA
City
Riverside
Date Posted
5/05/2021
Job Type
Permanent