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Infection Prevention Director

Recruiter Contact Info:

Name: Sherry Clonch
Phone: 813.579.3824
Email: sherry@clonchassociates.com

Job Information:

Job Number: SC 3528
Location: Pennsylvania, Southeast


Salary: Negotiable
200+ bed community hospital

This small town hospital has received national recognition in 2016 by The Leapfrog Group ("Top Hospitals") acknowledging the hospital's commitment to patient safety and quality, and by Becker's as "100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs". 

The Director of Infection Prevention is administratively responsible for overseeing the infection prevention program by providing leadership, expertise and direction to all clinical departments, ancillary departments and hospital affiliates. The goal is to reduce or eliminate healthcare acquired infections for patients, staff and visitors. This is to be done through a combination of nationally accepted practices, policies and procedures, surveillance, and education. Reports to the Executive Director of Nursing.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's degree from accredited school of nursing; or a BS in Medical Technology in Microbiology. MSN or Master's in Science in related field.
• If RN, PA state licensure ; If Medical Technologist, valid certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
• CIC, through the Certification Board of Infection Control, Inc. required.  
• Registered Nurse with at least 3 to 4 years experience or a Certified Medical Technologist with at least 2 or 3 years experience in Microbiology. 

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