Nurse Director of Infection Prevention CIC

If you are a Nurse Director of Infection Prevention who is ready to join a progressive, stable and growing organization in Western Washington, please apply to this exciting opportunity now!

The Infection Control Nursing Director will work in a non profit Medical Center that has been serving the surrounding community for over 80 years. The Infection Prevention RN Director will be part of the most respected and technologically advanced hospital in Greater Seattle area with the area's finest physicians on staff.

Utilizing epidemiological methods, the Infection Control Nursing Director will work under the general direction of the Administrative Director of Quality Management and Infection Prevention and Control Subcommittee.

The Nursing 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 Nurse Director of Infection Control will be required to function in a wide array of Directorial behaviors including statistician, educator, consultant, improvement coordinator, and evaluator of practice. The Infection Prevention RN 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.

The Nursing Director of Infection Prevention must be fully knowledgeable with all existing and emerging regulations and guidelines specific to the protection of patients and staff from preventable infection events. The Infection Control Nurse Director will be trained and capable in epidemiological methods to detect infections and infection hazards.

With the emphasis on improvement and publicly reported data the Infection Control Nursing Director will possess a heightened ability to provide statistical analysis of data, be knowledgeable regarding NHSN data management and evaluate and implement prevention strategies.

The Infection Control Nurse Director will work in a strategic location of Greater Seattle Area in Washington with variety of fun activities and great selection of schools. The hospital is part of a very stable and growing healthcare system that will offer unlimited potential for career advancement. The hospital will also offer competitive salary range and comprehensive benefits packages.