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Director Infection Prevention

Req #: 14841
Entity: Asante Corporate
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Infection Prevention
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 1.000000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $77.69 - $106.82 depending on qualifications

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Director Infection Prevention

Director Infection Prevention

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced individual for our Infection Control Director. This critical role involves overseeing the surveillance program for healthcare-associated and community-acquired infections in our patients and in our employees. The ideal candidate will provide leadership and strategic direction for the prevention and control response to address healthcare-associated infections system-wide.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership and strategic direction for the prevention and control response in addressing healthcare associated infections system-wide.
  • Functions as an expert consultant through influencing leadership including senior leaders, presents as an advisor to medical staff, and medical center personnel to solve infection control related problems and ensure compliance with regulation across the system.
  • Develops and leads Ambulatory strategy in conjunction with inpatient infection control program that supports recommendation from the CDC in these settings.
  • Demonstrates expert competency in the domains of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) model for Infection Preventionists (IP).

Position Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of Infection Prevention leadership experience in a multi-facility health system including familiarity with NHSN reporting rules required
  • Experience with acute care, ambulatory care, and other relevant settings required
  • Familiarity with NHSN reporting rules required
  • Position requires analytic abilities to apply and use surveillance data, generate reports using statistical methods and tools, and effectively use data to identify problem areas and formulate recommendations for improvement.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, nurses, and a variety of medical center personnel, and to provide formal instruction required
  • Director or other senior leader experience preferred
  • Experience performing surveillance for health care associated infections including experience with the use of infection control software and/or databases preferred.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing, clinical laboratory science, public health, epidemiology, or a related field required
  • CIC: Certification in Infection Control through Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology required
  • RN: Registered Nurse licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing license preferred
  • Master's Degree in Epidemiology/Public Health/Patient Safety or related field preferred

What We Offer

  • Earn a competitive and progressive leadership salary
  • Benefit from health plans that are focused on health and wellness including medical, dental, vision and wellness beginning within 30 days of hire
  • Plan for your future with a retirement package that includes up to 6% employer contribution
  • Experience a healthy work-life balance with our generous earned time off (ETO)
  • Continue to enhance your education through our tuition reimbursement and tuition repayment plans

Why Asante

Explore Asante more at At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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