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Director of Infection Control

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Job Ref:  313155262
Employer:  Network
Company Name:  The Hospitals of Providence
Industry:  Executive
Job Type:  Full Time
State:  Texas
Job Description:

The Director of Infection Prevention (IP) directs and coordinates the infection control program in the hospital. The designated person will be given the authority to implement and enforce the Surveillance, Prevention and Control Program policies, coordinate all infection prevention and control within the hospital and facilitate ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of prevention and/or control activities and interventions. Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Bachelor's degree preferred or, in recognition of the current demographics of the field, candidates without a Bachelor's degree are considered compliant with entry-level educational standards as long as certification is maintained Valid Texas RN License (current state registration or eligibility to do so) BLS Experienced healthcare professional with a health sciences background Typically a registered nurse (RN), physician, epidemiologist, or medical technologist (MT) Has knowledge and experience in patient care practices, microbiology, aseptic technique, disinfection/sterilization, adult education, infectious diseases, communication, program administration, and epidemiology Completes a basic infection control training course within the first six months of entering the profession or being hired at a Tenet facility, whichever comes first Ability to effectively communicate/interact with all hospital management, employees, patients, visitors and medical staff(verbal and written) JOB: Managers And Directors PRIMARY LOCATION: El Paso, Texas HOSPITAL LOCATION: The Hospitals Of Providence Memorial Campus JOB TYPE: Full-Time SHIFT TYPE: Days Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.