Director of Infection Prevention

HCA Holdings, Inc   •  

Charleston, SC

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 124 days ago

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Are you a nurse looking to take that next step in your career in quality patient care? Then look no further, we have a fantastic opportunity for you at Trident Health System in our Director of Infection Prevention position.
The Director assumes 24-hour responsibility and accountability for the delivery of quality patient care by the prevention of hospital acquired infections, through staff and patient education, oversight of hospital practices as related to infection prevention and ongoing surveillance. Provides leadership and support to the unit using leadership skills to ensure best outcomes and high quality compassionate patient care. The director works with medical staff and other health care professionals collaboratively and supports the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
Trident Health is a 407-bed HCA hospital system comprised of two acute care hospitals – Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center – as well as two free standing emergency departments – Centre Pointe Emergency and Moncks Corner Medical Center. The Joint Commission recently named Trident Health as one of the nation’s top hospitals for quality and safety for the fourth year in a row. Other noteworthy services include a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, an award-winning Heart Center, the Trident Breast Care Center, and the South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Trident Health is committed to providing quality health services along with wellness information and opportunities to the communities it serves.
For those who fit our dynamic, patient-focused culture, we offer advantages like: · Our employees enjoy competitive salaries. · Get started on the right foot with our comprehensive orientation process. · Making a move? We offer relocation assistance. · Specialty specific educators provide valuable mentorship. · We value continued learning and offer tuition reimbursement. · You will benefit greatly from our unit-based councils. · Dedicated to nursing excellence and patient-centered care, we have a collaborative approach to quality and safety.
Being a part of HCA Healthcare, HCA South Atlantic, provides unprecedented career opportunity including the ability to move within 178+ hospitals and 1,800 sites of care located in 20 states and the United Kingdom. #LI-SAD


Position Requirements:

  1. Required Licensure/Certification/Registration:

1. Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of South Carolina OR registered as a Medical Technologist

2. Certification in Infection Control

  1. Education:
    1. Graduate of a NLN accredited school of nursing; OR Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology;
    2. Prefer master’s degree in applicable field

c. Experience:

  1. MUST have a minimum of 2 years acute care experience in Infection Prevention and Control (inclusive of surveillance);
  2. Minimum of 4 years’ experience in acute care nursing or clinical laboratory (microbiology);
  3. Supervisory/management experience required, Director level preferred.
  4. Computer literacy - able to work with Microsoft Office to include but not limited to WORD, EXCEL without supervision

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