Infection Prevention RN Director

A rewarding and exciting opportunity is now available for an experienced Infection Prevention RN Director at an Academic Medical Center in the Washington DC Area. 

The Director of Infection Control will join this award-winning 500-bed hospital in the midst of a nearly $500 million expansion project. It has doubled the size of its campus, and the entire facility is state-of-the-art.

The hospital's commitment to its patients and staff is reflected in the tremendous commitment to its employees’ professional development, including full tuition reimbursement. The hospital is also fully committed to the Washington DC Metropolitan area and has tremendous outreach to the entire community. In addition to its commitment to patients, community, and staff, the hospital extends that philosophy to the Earth. The hospital’s infrastructure expansion focused upon buildings that are as ecologically kind as possible, with sustainability and efficiency at its heart.

The Nurse Director of Infection Control will play an integral role in the health system's continued success. The Infection Control and Prevention Administrator will be responsible for implementing policies, procedures and assuring patient safety throughout the continuum of care by reducing clinical risk, hospital-acquired infections, and managing pandemics across the entire health system.

The Chief of Infection Control will coordinate and direct the implementation of the multiple facets of the Health System's Infection Control Program to ensure high-quality patient care and an environment that protects employees, patients, and visitors. They must advise and consult with senior leadership and staff on potential sources of infectious diseases, making crucial decisions on how to eliminate or minimize the impact.

The Director is responsible for the implementation and oversight of the Infection Control Plan. The ability to reviews microbiological data according to established standards is important.

The Senior Director of Infection Control and Epidemiology will actively participate on the Infection Control Committee and be a permanent member on the following committees:

 

  • Hospital Product Analysis Committee
  • Patient Safety Committee
  • Emergency Management Committee
  • Environment of Care Committee
  • Hospital Policy Review Committee

The ideal candidate will hold a Masters in Public Health or Epidemiology.  A Certification or eligibility for CIC (Certification in Infection Control) is required as is and progressive leadership experience in Infection Control. The candidate can be a nurse or in the public health field.

This hospital is conveniently located near Washington DC and Maryland, on the Chesapeake Bay. This area is a beautiful place to live, work, and raise a family. There is truly something for every age group to enjoy with a wide array of entertainment venues, sporting events, great restaurants, and amazing recreational activities. This is an incredible opportunity for an experienced Infection Prevention Administrator to spearhead multiple projects to enhance and improve the Infection Control Program for the health system. Apply today!