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Director, Infection Prevention 

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Director, Infection Prevention

Job Description


- Serves as University Hospitals representative for all system related infection prevention & control issues, including involvement in UH and local hospital committees and initiatives including ambulatory sites.

- Responsible for developing systems for identifying, reporting, investigating and controlling infections and communicable diseases; and monitoring infectious patients to provide a safe environment for patients and staff within UH facilities.

- Collaborates with UH Infectious Disease physicians and UH and local entity Infection Control Committees, to develop and implement policies governing prevention and control of infectious and communicable diseases.

- Oversees the performance of system and facility Infection Control Committees to assure that each committee functions effectively to support the organization and meets the regulatory and reporting requirements.

- Monitors all infectious disease data collection and reporting (e.g. surgical infection rates, communicable disease reporting etc.). Ensure accuracy of NHSN, Theradoc and STATIT Infection Control data bases to support Public Reporting and internal reporting requirements

- Collaborate to establishment of performance improvement activities focusing on reduction of Hospital Acquired Infections.

- Collaborates with Corporate Health to assure compliance with federal, state and city health codes, regulations and agencies including the Ohio Department of Health, JC, OSHA and CMS.

- Collaborates with Facilities Services to assure that processes are in place for all required construction projects to assure Infection Control guidelines are followed.

- Standardization of workflow and job responsibilities

- Responsible for development and education plans for new and experienced Infection Preventionists


- 5yrs+ experience as an Infections Preventionist required

- Management experience required

- Experience in multi-hospital health system preferred

- Master's degree in Public Health, Nursing or other related healthcare field required

- Demonstrated ability to analyze, assess & problem solve effectively

- Demonstrated strong leadership & coaching skills

- Certification in Infection Control (CIC) by Certification Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology (CBIC) required

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity