Welcome to Simply Hired!

Like what you see here? Check out more Epidemiologists jobs like this one.

Show Me More

Director of Infection Control

Apply Now

Company: Mr Greater Chicago

Location: Syracuse, NY

Date Posted: August 26, 2014

Source: MRINetwork

Job Description
Director of Infection Control

Institute for Patient Safety

Upstate New York near Rochester

My client is a 500+-bed acute care, teaching hospital that has also received the prestigious Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence! They more than 1,500 medical and dental staff members and more than 7,000 employees. Their nationally-recognized programs include cardiac, cancer, orthopaedics, vascular, surgery and diabetes. These programs have consistently demonstrated quality outcomes that positively impact our patients, their families and the entire community.

They have an immediate need for a seasoned Director for their Infection Control program to new heights of service excellence.

The Director will be responsible for the coordination of activities related to the monitoring, prevention and control of infections within the hospital, serving as a consultant on such issues, and driving the development of programs that ensure safe environments for patients, evaluate and reduce risk of transmission of infections ...

Job Description
Director of Infection Control

Institute for Patient Safety

Upstate New York near Rochester

My client is a 500+-bed acute care, teaching hospital that has also received the prestigious Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence! They more than 1,500 medical and dental staff members and more than 7,000 employees. Their nationally-recognized programs include cardiac, cancer, orthopaedics, vascular, surgery and diabetes. These programs have consistently demonstrated quality outcomes that positively impact our patients, their families and the entire community.

They have an immediate need for a seasoned Director for their Infection Control program to new heights of service excellence.

The Director will be responsible for the coordination of activities related to the monitoring, prevention and control of infections within the hospital, serving as a consultant on such issues, and driving the development of programs that ensure safe environments for patients, evaluate and reduce risk of transmission of infections and contribute to ongoing studies regarding infections as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

Oversight of infection control and prevention program.
Set the direction for world class patient safety through infection prevention for all health system affiliates
Design, manage, and improve IP surveillance and data reporting processes to support quick identification of risks, infections, and improvements.
Hire, train, retain, and develop team members dedicated to Infection Prevention activities.
Lead work processes and procedure improvements to ensure infection reduction.
Serve as infection prevention subject matter expert, participating in media events, workshops, and other public events. Forms and maintains meaningful professional relationships with all leaders, team members and medical staff members.
Development and oversight of new programs as identified through trending.
Oversight of all activities related to data collection and analysis, and communication with staff, administration, and regulatory agencies.
Conducts specific focus studies when need arises.
Oversight of feedback programs to providers regarding risk assessment.
Consulting with other departments in control implications of policies/procedures.
oversight of development of orientation inservices for all departments.
On an ongoing basis assures all Joint Commission and other regulatory body (NYS DOH, CDC, etc. infection prevention standards are met.
Performs ongoing assessment of relevant data and literature as it is related to patients with infections according to New York State Department of Health, CDC, and other regulatory standards.
Evaluates infection control standards on an ongoing basis to ensure compliance with local, state federal, and other regulatory agencies
Serve on appropriate committees
Takes in rotation, administrator on call duty
Prepares statistical and other reports as required .

Show more

Other jobs you might like

  • Research Study Assistant I - Epidemiology-Biosta...

    Memorial Sloan-kettering Cancer Center

    - New York

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is a world renowned organization dedicated to the progressive control and cure of cancer through programs of patient care, research, and...

    30+ days ago from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Infection Preventionist

    St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center

    - Syracuse, NY

    Role Summary Under the direction of the Manager of Infection Control, plans, organizes, leads and controls activities related to network infection control. Professional...

    27 days ago from HEALTHeCAREERS Network
  • Nurse Epidemiologist

    SUNY Upstate Medical University

    - Syracuse, NY

    Will be responsible for supervision and oversight of the Upstate Infection Control Department on the Community Campus. Accountable for reporting, coordination and facilitation of...

    30+ days ago from SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Infection Control and Prevention Director

    United Pro Search

    - Syracuse, NY

    DescriptionResponsible for the coordination of activities related to the monitoring, prevention and control of infections within the hospital, serving as a consultant on such...

    30+ days ago from United Pro Search
  • Infection Control Practitioner RN

    Mr Greater Chicago

    - Syracuse, NY

    Job Description Infection Control Practitioner RN Upstate New York near Rochester My client is a 500+-bed acute care, teaching hospital that has also received the prestigious...

    27 days ago from MRINetwork
  • Director of Infection Control

    Mr Greater Chicago

    - Syracuse, NY

    Job Description Director of Infection Control Institute for Patient Safety Upstate New York near Rochester My client is a 500+-bed acute care, teaching hospital that has also...

    27 days ago from MRINetwork
  • Researcher - Epidemiology

    North Shore-lij Health System

    - New York

    Apply -> Researcher - Epidemiology Requisition ID: NOR0004CV Location: Feinstein Inst. For Medical Research - Manhasset Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day Job Description: As a...

    23 days ago from American Hospital Association
  • Coordinator Infection Control - Infection Control (CH)

    Catholic Health System

    - New York

    Job Details: * Coordinator Infection Control – Infection Control (CH): - Facilitates the planning, organizing, coordinating, implementing and monitoring of the Infection...

    30+ days ago from Catholic Health System
  • Epidemiologist (12m)

    Medfocus

    - New York

    Job Description: *****OT will not be needed***** Major Responsibilities * Propose and carry out various components of Epidemiology deliverables for one product team, including: -...

    30+ days ago from MedFocus
  • Researcher - Epidemiology

    Lenox Hill Hospital

    - New York

    *Title: Researcher - Epidemiology* *Location: Feinstein Inst. for Medical Research - Manhasset* As a Epidemiology Researcher you will plan and organize Epidemiological research...

    30+ days ago from Lenox Hill Hospital

Show Me More

Were you satisfied with these results? Yes | No
Thank you for your feedback!