Acute Care Infection Prevention Director

A great career opportunity for an Acute Care Infection Prevention Director is now available with a prestigious Magnet hospital in beautiful and sunny Southern California. 

The Acute Care Infection Prevention Director will be part of a large non profit hospital system that has been recognized for its outstanding programs in Cardiovascular, Cancer Care, Surgical Care, Spinal Care, Stroke Care and Minimally Invasive Surgery. This facility has earned awards and recognition for its outstanding work in the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure and stroke patients.   

Reporting to the Vice President of Quality, Infection Control, and Accreditation, the Director of Infection Prevention will play a very vital role in this facility. Supported by 5 Infection Control and Epidemiology Specialists, this Director will oversee an extensive program that touches operations in every clinical department of this facility. 

The Acute Care Infection Prevention Director will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment, alongside an amazing team of tenured Infection Control Staff, Nurse Leaders, Quality Specialists, and many other Hospital Managers. With over 20 Operating Rooms and 300+ beds, running the Infection Control Program at this Acute Care Hospital will be a large and complex task. In this role the Director will be working closely with all clinical departments to ensure quality of care measurements are satisfied.

Responsibilities for the Infection Prevention Director will include all clinical and administration oversight of this large Acute Care program. This person will serve as the principal leader for designing and implementing systems to track trends within the hospital and within the community of care. Administratively, the Director will control the departments budget, staffing, and core strategy in fighting Hospital-borne infection, and clinically this person will work with leaders throughout the facility to ensure safety and compliance. 

The Acute Care Infection Prevention Director will find that Southern California has something for everyone. A short drive west will put you on the beautiful, sunny beaches and warm surf of the Pacific Ocean. Fun weekend getaways like Disneyland, Wild Rivers, and Knott’s Berry Farm are waiting around every corner. A huge number of highly-rated grade schools, secondary schools, and colleges make education (and continuing education) easily accessible. Add to this a wealth of national and state parks nearby, and you have a great place to raise a family.

The Acute Care Infection Prevention Director will be offered competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package. In this role you will be making a huge impact on the lives of patients with plenty of opportunity to grow professionally.