Executive Director Infection Control
Company: WellStar Health System
Posted on: January 13, 2022
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions
and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion,
pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission
is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of
every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining
example of what's possible when the brightest professionals
dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare
industry, and in people's lives. Responsibilities Executive
Director of Infection Prevention serves as the System expert for
all infection surveillance and analysis activities to advance
WellStar Health System operational performance related to
- The Executive Director of IP ensures timely identification and
disposition of infection events and supports the analysis of
complex infection data and trends for the determination of
- Oversees hospitals/components development, implementation and
evaluation of their infection prevention/control plans and assists
in coordinating the programs with the larger communities.
- Facilitates the development, and implementation of policies and
procedures that govern prevention and control of infections and
communicable diseases collaborating with all areas.
- Ensures policies and procedures are in compliance with current
- Works with hospitals/components to annually identify areas at
risk and utilizes this information when annual system/hospital
safety and quality goals are established.
- Establishes system tactics for infection prevention/control and
monitors activities around actions.
- The Executive Director serves as an advisor to the Product
Value Analysis Teams and liaison between the analysis teams and
sites. He/She also regularly collaborates with the Infectious
Disease Physician and Director of Occupational Health and OSHA
oversight as indicated. Job Requirements: Required Minimum
Education Baccalaureate degree from an accredited school of
nursing, Public Health, or Epidemiology required.Masters degree
from an accredited school of nursing, Public Health or Epidemiology
preferred.Required Minimum Licensure/Certification National
certification in infection control is required.Required Minimum
Experience A minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in
established infection prevention program at acute care hospital,
including five (5) to seven (7) years of management. Two (2) years
of program leadership experience is required. Experience in
outpatient/ambulatory settings is preferred.
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