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Director Hospital Infection Control Program

Company: Clinical Management Consultants
Location: Gilroy
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

This fantastic hospital near the Central California Coast is actively interviewing for a Permanent or Interim / Contract Director to lead the Infection Control Program. Apply today, and join this experienced team in one of CA Central Valley’s most trusted medical centers and health systems.

This trusted 200 bed hospital has served the surrounding community for over 50 years, and it shows in the diverse array of services it offers. With advanced technology and modern medical devices, this community medical center looking to revolutionize care for a large part of Eastern Texas. The Infection Control Program Director will be joining a strong healthcare system that values its staff through awards and recognition programs.

Reporting to the Administrative Director of Quality and Risk Management, the Infection Control Director will oversee an interdisciplinary team of RNs, MLTs, and CIC Infection Prevention Coordinators to lead IP/IC processes throughout the hospital. This means that the Hospital Infection Director will wear many hats in this inpatient Short-Term Acute Care environment.

Working closely with this medical center’s inpatient laboratory, with RN Nursing Unit Leaders, the Quality Improvement Team, Physicians, and the Infection Prevention and Control Committee, the Infection Control Program Director will play a crucial role in keeping the patients and employees safe. This person will spearhead the development and implementation of hospital-wide measures to prevent the prevent the transmission of infectious diseases.

A large part of developing and defining these measures is an avid attention to detail. The Inpatient Infection Prevention Program Director will collect and analyze hospital-level data and contribute to national infection-control programs such as the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) and the Emerging Infections Program (EIP HAIC) to ensure appropriate compliance reporting.

Living and working close near the Central Coast of California, you’ll discover something wonderful for every mood. When you’re feeling fancy, you can go to Monterey, Santa Cruz, or San Francisco for an art exhibit and a live concert. Nearly every valley will yield amazing wineries, where you’ll be confronted with amazing cuisine and the finest vin in America. When the Infection Control Program Director is feeling energetic, you’ll find hundreds of short and long hikes, bike rides, and boat trips. With some of the nation’s best schools, most diverse cultures, and highest qualities of life, the area around Central California is a great place to put down roots.

You will play critical role in the operation of this busy department. Through your flexibility, and the flexibility you inspire from your staff, you will directly support the growth and prosperity of this hospital. The Program Director Infection Control, in turn, will be supported by receiving competitive compensation and a generous package of benefits. Interim / Contract roles are W2 and start as a 13 week engagement, but are easily extended if desired. 

Keywords: Clinical Management Consultants, Gilroy , Director Hospital Infection Control Program, Other , Gilroy, California

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