Atlantic Health System is seeking a full-time Director of Infection Prevention for the Quality & Patient Safety Department at our Corporate office in Morristown to work 8AM-4PM.
This vital leadership position reports directly to the AHS CMO and VP of Quality.
Directs, manages and ensures ongoing compliance with the infection prevention and control standards across Atlantic Health System.
Services as the primary resource on all regulatory standards related to infection prevention and control.
Coordinates the infection control programs within Atlantic Health System and is given the authority to implement, coordinate and enforce all surveillance, prevention and control program policies.
This position has system-wide responsibilities and assumes 24/7 responsibility and accountability for infection prevention practices and process at all AHS medical centers.
Must use databases for tracking and reporting data.
High School diploma or GED required
Master's Degree in a health-care field required.
2-4 years supervisory experience preferred.
5 years of recent lnfection Prevention/Control experience working in an acute care setting preferred
System experience is a plus
Current professional nurse license issued by the state of NJ required
CBIC certification in lnfection Control required
Association for Practitioners in lnfection Control (APIC) training course or equivalent preferred
Candidate must have computer skills with knowledge of NHSN, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Strong leadership, communication and organizational skills preferred.
Current regulatory knowledge (CMS and TJC) and current Evidence Based Practice knowledge.
Strong experience with a service excellence culture preferred.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.
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