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Division Director of Infection Prevention

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

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SCHEDULE: Full-time

Division Director Infection Control
HCA East Florida Division
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

With more than 18,000 of your neighbors, friends and colleagues, the East Florida Division of HCA is committed to building healthy communities in South Florida and the Treasure Coast. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish this we strive to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to furthering our mission. With 14 hospitals to choose from, your possibilities for achievement, variety, and career growth are endless.

 

HCA East Florida Division is part of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for ten consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

 

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Division VP of Quality or the Division Chief Medical Officer, the Division Director of Infection Prevention will act as the Infection Prevention (IP) leader in delivering the HCA infection prevention strategy and in creating the division’s infection prevention mission and values.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as leader in aligning HCA’s key strategies in reducing infections as well as a primary support for the division and all of its entities
  • Establish mission, vision, goals and direction for effective infection prevention and control programs for hospitals and outpatient services within the division
  • Function as main source of IP contact for division and corporate offices
  • Alignment with HCA Division and Corporate Infection Prevention strategy
  • Serve as the division’s infection prevention officer
  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with internal and external partners (i.e. leaders in medical staff, nursing, surgical team, EVS, state dept. of heath, etc.) for team building to improve processes

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree or higher in a healthcare clinical or healthcare administration-related field
  • Current state license (if in state requiring profession license)
  • Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC)
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of managerial experience
  • Proven leadership skills in healthcare environments, expertise in acute care systems and/or complex large teaching healthcare institutions with ability to provide leadership, guidance and support for the division.
  • Experience in developing successful IP Programs across a continuum
  • Capability to build a strong IP program across the system
  • Expertise in process improvement in the realm of HAI trended data/outcomes; expertise in the reduction/elimination of infection prevention risks (i.e. High level disinfection, hand hygiene compliance)
    • Capability to measure, analyze, improve and scale positive outcomes in partnership with quality
  • Proficient in NHSN:
    • Operational and surveillance definitions, including plans and location mapping
    • Data entry, assessment, analysis and timely reporting
    • Timely submission requirements of events and denominators
  • Capability to Aim For Zero – create a sense of urgency in improving patient care and outcomes
  • Demonstrate Infection Prevention Expertise
    • Knowledgeable in outbreak investigations and control
    • Knowledge of epidemiologic investigative methodologies
    • Clinical knowledge related to processes of care
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements, accreditation standards and evidence based practice guidelines
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Facility: HCA Healthcare
Job ID: 25502-6833
Category: Directors and Managers
Contract: Full-time
Job Class: Regular

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