12 October 2021
Director of Infection Prevention Plano, Texas

Director of Infection Prevention
Plano, Texas
 
Salary: $50.23 - $60.00 depending on years of experience
 
 
ttg Healthcare is working with one of our largest national footprint hospital system, in order to find the next Director of Infection Prevention in the north Texas area. This is an opportunity for career growth with exciting benefits and a great hospital system throughout the nation.
 
Position Summary:
The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for the coordination, implementation and oversight of the organizations infection prevention program in order to support the mission, vision and values of Medical City Plano.  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.
 
 
Licensure/Certification/Registration:
  • MUST be an RN.
  • Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC) – Must have within 1 year of hire.
 
Education:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.
Master’s Degree in Public Health/Nursing or a related field preferred.
 
Experience:
5 years hospital experience in infection prevention and healthcare environment - MUST HAVE ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE   
MUST have leadership experience
Should have experience with budgeting
 
 Special Notes:
Knowledgeable about: a) epidemiologic principles and infectious diseases, b) sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices. knowledgeable in adult education principles and patient care practice. understanding of microbiology and biostatistics. Accurate documentation of records and statistics.  Excellent interpersonal skills.
 
At ttg, “We believe in making a difference One Person at a time,” ttg OPT.