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NURSING DIRECTOR INFECTION CONTROL

BRONX, NY, US


This position is accountable for directing the hospital-wide infection prevention and control program and related performance improvement activities at Montefiore Medical Center. This role will provide supervision and management of the infection prevention and control team to ensure effective coordination, implementation and ongoing evaluation of the program. This position will serve as principle consultant to the organization regarding all current and evolving infection prevention and control related evidenced based practices, guidelines, mandates and regulatory requirements. Develops evidenced based infection prevention policies, develops infection control training program and performs annual risk assessments. Assumes supervisory responsibilities for Infection Control personnel (interviewing, selection, training, performance evaluation and counseling) The Director will work collaboratively with all roles and departments to achieve the infection prevention and control program goals aligned with the organization’s mission, values, vision, and strategic objections

 

 

Education/Skills:

 Master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health, Epidemiology, Microbiology or related field required

The candidate must be licensed or eligible NYS Registered Nurse. 

Certification in Infection and Control (CIC) issued by the Certification Board of Infection and Epidemiology (CBIC) required

5-7 years Infection Prevention and Control required. Experience in Infection Prevention and Control leadership preferred.

5-7 years in a responsible administrative, managerial or supervisory capacity, in the development of infection and control programs, analysis and reporting and related functions in a hospital or healthcare setting

The candidate must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience working in acute care.

Prior administrative experience in healthcare project management or quality management preferred. 

Demonstrated management of teams across a large medical center. 

Experience in qualitative/quantitative methods and health policy is required.

Experience in leading the full continuum, including the inpatient and outpatient environments, as well as medical and nursing education (including residents) is preferred.  The candidate will have experience working with performance improvement tools and methods, such as PDSA, LEAN techniques, and High Reliability Organizations. 
Excellent leadership, communication, presentation skills and the ability to influence required.  

 

 

Department: Infection Prevention and Control Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MOSES  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3341 Steuben Avenue, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 137343 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity