DIRECTOR, INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL - CCM - 1.00 FTE - 80/PP - FROEDTERT HOSPITAL - MILWAUKEE, WI
|Department:||QUALITY MANAGEMENT - 85551|
|Job Type:||Scheduled Full Time|
|Regular Scheduled Hours:||0800-1630|
|Number of Scheduled Hours per Pay Period (2 weeks):||80|
|Position Location:||Froedtert Hospital|
The Director, Infection Prevention and Control for Froedtert Hospital, is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating the effectiveness of evidence-based clinical practices designed to achieve the aims of the infection control program at Froedtert Hospital and associated ambulatory clinics. The Director guides and directs the work of the Infection Control department. In addition the Director collaborates with the Infection Control team, other clinical leaders and business partners such as Medical College of Wisconsin to provide leadership oversight for hospital wide infection prevention and control such as carryout of surveillance, management and prevention activities with patients, visitors and staff.
The Director, Infection Prevention and Control reports to the Vice President, Quality, Patient Safety and Performance Improvement and collaborates with key physician and administrative leaders to evaluate the effectiveness of infection prevention and control activities and designs systems which improve overall infection control performance and outcomes.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required, Master’s degree in a healthcare related clinical discipline is preferred.
Licensure: Requires current state of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License or a Multi-state Nursing License from a participating state in the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact). Certification in Infection Control (CIC) from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) is required.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in infection prevention and control is required. Experience in an acute care setting is required. Progressive management experience, preferable in infection control department is required. Experience in setting and achieving strategic goals for the organization is required.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.