System Director of Infection Prevention and Control in El Segundo, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 7/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Avanti Hospitals, Corporate Office

Job Title: System Director of Infection Prevention and Control 

City: El Segundo / State: California    

System Infection Prevention

Day Shift

From 9:00 AM

To 5:30 PM

                                      


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title: System Director of Infection Prevention and Control

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Avanti System CMO, the System Director of Infection Prevention and Control will provide program leadership, coordination, and education for the implementation of infection prevention and related patient safety practices across the Avanti System.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for clinical leadership and direction of daily infection prevention practitioners, to include leading the implementation of institutional priorities for the prevention of healthcare-associated infections.
  • Serves as a resource to the Infection Prevention team while utilizing evidence-based infection prevention and control practices.
  • Organizes and assists in the responses to regulatory requests related to infection prevention and in the preparation of Infection Prevention & Control department readiness for regulatory reviews, surveys and other activities.
  • Responsible for the system-wide development of standards, protocols, guidelines, policies and procedures for infection control and prevention.
  • Provides educational opportunities throughout the system as related to individual hospital needs to improve clinical outcomes.
  • Leads intensive reviews of hospital acquired infections to identify trends and opportunities for improvement in patient care practices.
  • Represents Infection Prevention & Control at the various medical staff committees throughout the Avanti System.
  • Partners with Employee Health in identifying staff initiatives related to preventing infections




Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree from accredited College or University in Nursing or other health related field or healthcare administration.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the position of Director/Manager in Infection Prevention and Control.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Certified in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC)

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • Master’s degree from accredited College or University in Nursing or other health related field or healthcare administration.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the position of Director/Manager in Infection Prevention and Control.

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Certified in Infection Prevention and Control (CIC)