Infectious Disease opening in Charlotte, North Carolina. This and other rn jobs brought to you by Director of Infection Prevention needed in Charlotte, NC!Position Title: DirectorInfection PreventionLocation: Charlotte, NCPosition Type: Permanent, Full-TimeQualification Requirements: Bachelors Degree in Nursing or healthcare related field required. Masters Degree in Business Administration, Health Administration or other related Masters prepared field preferred. Current NC license as a Registered Nurse required. Certification in Infection Control and Prevention (CIC) required. At least 5 years of clinical experience required. At least 2 years of administrative experience in healthcare field preferred.Position DetailsJob Duties:Responsible for the operational oversight and coordination of the Infection Prevention Programs for any designated healthcare facility, clinic, and healthcare service throughout the continuum of care for the Healthcare group. Leads and directs the overall day-to-day activities of the Infection Prevention Program. Supervises and mentors the Infection Preventionists at any of the healthcare sites. Collaborates with leadership to provide data for teammates performance appraisals and ongoing evaluation of team. Assumes responsibility for the operational oversight of the Infection Prevention programs for any designated healthcare facility, clinics, and healthcare services throughout the continuum of care in the absence of department leadership. Utilizes standardized definitions for community-associated and healthcare associated infections and case finding methodology. Develops and pilots indicators and data collection tools for the identification and classification of events, indicators and outcomes, based on available software and healthcare personnel support. Advocates for the patient, visitor and healthcare worker throughout the continuum of care by creating, implementing and revising at least every 3 years infection prevention policies. Serves as a resource and subject matter expert for sterilizationdisinfection issues, Clinical Valve Analysis teams, and other Committees. Identifies opportunities for improvement on the basis of indicators, process and outcome measures, other findings or observations. Coordinatesparticipates in qualityperformance improvement activities; utilizes facilitation skills (both team and individual), data analysis and statistical process control to effect improvement in quality and clinical outcomes. Develops infection prevention strategies that address the risk of infection transmission between patients and healthcare workers, including policies and procedures for screening of healthcare workers for specific communicable diseases, investigation and follow-up of healthcare workers exposed to communicable diseases, and occupational exposures in collaboration with Employee Health. Evaluates exposures to non-employees (students, medics, police, etc.) and consults with Risk Management with recommendations for follow-up to patients and visitors.Physical Requirements:Works in an office andor boardroom type setting. Surveillance work requires walking throughout the facility. Possible traveldriving to facilities, as required. Maybe prolonged periods of sitting at desk reviewing medical records, updating policies, planning educational programs or utilizing a PC. Requires frequent contact with all levels of personnel. Must speak and understand English fluently. Intact sense of sight and hearing.With our organization, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package in a progressive environment. Note: Please review Qualification Requirements above before applying. Must possess all requirements to be considered; facility will not substitute experience or consider applicants where degree is in progress.Fantastic opportunity for your next career move! 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