03 February 2021
Director of Infection Prevention – Plano, Texas

Director of Infection Prevention
Plano, TX
 
The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for the coordination, implementation and oversight of the organization’s infection prevention program in order to support the mission, vision and values of the Organization.  The Director provides leadership and supports departments through promotion of infection prevention initiatives throughout the organization.  The Director supports the nursing staff’s primary commitment to protect the health, safety and rights of the individual, family or community.  The Director will develop and maintain policies and procedures that support successful quality/patient safety outcomes and ongoing improvement in the delivery of healthcare to patients, identification of areas of opportunity, and coordination and execution of regulatory compliance programs as related to Federal, State and other agencies.  Provides ongoing surveillance of infection disease present in the hospital and takes appropriate steps to contain and prevent the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents in accordance with CDC guidelines and hospital policies.
 
Education
  • BSN Required
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health/Nursing/related field Preferred
Experience
  • 5 years hospital experience in infection prevention and healthcare environment - MUST HAVE ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE
 
Knowledgeable about:
  • Epidemiologic principles and infectious diseases,
  • Sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices.
  • Adult education principles and patient care practice,
  • Microbiology and biostatistics.
  • Accurate documentation of records and statistics. Excellent interpersonal skills.
 
Licensure/Certifications
  • Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted
  • Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC). - MUST have within 1 year of hire
Compensation:
Salary: $104,000-$124,000 - Salary commensurate with experience
Director Bonus: Up to 15% of Salary - Based on performance
 
 
 
 
 
 
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