Teaching facility in the greater New Orleans area is seeking a Director of Infection Control. 300+ bed facility's physicians provide leading edge care ranging from primary to tertiary to quaternary in a vast number of specialties. The Director manages and supervises all activities related to the prevention, control, documentation and reporting of nosocomial acquired infections and communicable diseases throughout the health system. These responsibilities include setting standards and evaluating compliance for practices that are associated with the prevention and control healthcare- associated infections. The Infection Control Director is responsible for designing, leading and maintaining a hospital based infection prevention and control program that consistent with the center for disease control program that is consistent with the center for disease control and preventions recommendations, Joint Commission Standards, OSHA and DOH Regulations and current published literature in the field of hospital epidemiology and HCA. The Infection Prevention and Control Program Director will provide consultative services to all areas both clinical and non-clinical. Position Requirements: Current registration as RN in the state of Louisiana; Certification in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology required;CPR required. Bachelor's degree in nursing or health related science field required, Master’s degree in health related field preferred. Experience: Three to five years’ experience in a hospital; Infection Control program or Public Health program, department supervisory experience preferred. Certification in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. required. Contact Jean for more information at 800/856-5457 X2066 or firstname.lastname@example.org!
Specialty/Modality: Director-Infection Control
Licenses/Certifications: State License-RN-Louisiana
Physical Abilities: Up to 20lbs
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