A Central California Coastal Medical Center is seeking a Director Infection Control to join their world class healthcare organization.
Utilizing epidemiological methods, the Interim Infection Control Director will report directly to the Chief Nursing Officer and will manage a team of 2 Infection Control Practitioners.
The Director Infection Control will collaborate with a team of nursing directors, overseeing this Medical Center, which has been serving the community for over 50 years.
The Interim Director of Infection Prevention and Control will coordinate infection surveillance, education, administrative, and control measures to assure that the transmission risks and complications of infections and infectious diseases are minimized to medical center clients, personnel, and visitors.
In this role, the Director of Infection Control will be required to manage and maintain responsibilities including statistician, educator, consultant, improvement coordinator, and evaluator of practice. The Infection Prevention Interim Director will be conversant with the infection hazards of all patient care services in order to be able to recommend and evaluate the effect of prevention strategies.
With the emphasis on improvement and publicly reported data the Interim Infection Control Director will possess a heightened ability to provide statistical analysis of data, be knowledgeable regarding NHSN data management and evaluate and implement prevention strategies.
Located in the heart of the Central California, the region is home to a thriving economy, stable housing market and numerous unique communities. The Medical Center is just a short drive to San Francisco Bay, the states capital Sacramento and the mountain resorts of Lake Tahoe.
The Director Infection Control will have the opportunity to work for a large and stable healthcare organization, with facilities throughout the region. The Medical Center is prepared to offer a generous salary, comprehensive benefit package, bonus potential, gas stipend, a company cell phone and a pension plan.