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DIRECTOR, INFECTION PREVENTION UAB HEALTH SYSTEM

UAB Health System


Location:
Alabama
Date:
04/05/2017
Job Code:
49054
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Internal Medicine
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Position Description: UAB Health System is seeking a Director, Infection Prevention to develop, implement, direct and evaluate infection prevention programs and processes across the full continuum of care throughout the inpatient and ambulatory clinical practices of UAB Medicine. To provide leadership and direction for all projects targeting the reduction of healthcare associated infections with the goal of improving clinical outcomes and patient safety, providing a safe workplace environment and reducing costs. Through strategic planning, expert leadership and consultation, to direct the identification and implementation of infection prevention goals and objectives related, but not limited to, surveillance; data analysis and reporting; infection prevention practices that estimate potential infection hazards for patients, providers, staff and visitors; appropriate selection and usage of products and equipment related to cleaning, antisepsis, disinfection, and sterilization; and facility design and construction. To provide infection prevention programs and services that add value and are integrated with departmental, facility, and organizational business and clinical goals and objectives.

Position Requirements: Master's degree in Nursing, Public Health or related field and five (5) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.

Certification in Infection Control and Epidemiology (CIC) from the Certification Board for Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC) required.

Please apply at: https://uab.taleo.net/careersection/ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=UAB00021


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