Director of Infection Prevention

  • HCA
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Apr 19, 2018
Healthcare

Job Description

Job Code: 01385-8932

Full-time

No Weekends

Serving the community since 1976, Northside Hospital is a 288-bed facility, offering a full range of services including interventional stroke care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment, a 24-hour emergency department, Chest Pain Center with PCI, preventative and corrective cardiac care, general surgery and a graduate medical education program.

As the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in St. Petersburg, physicians and staff enjoy providing patient care in the technologically advanced facility. With campus-based specialized units, such as the Tampa Bay Heart Institute, certified Afib & Heart Rhythm Center (SCPC) and the Neuroscience Institute for Interventional Neuroradiology and neurologic care, Northside Hospital continues to enhance and expand its services. The hospital has been named a Top Workplace for five consecutive years by the Tampa Bay Times.

Northside Hospital is located in Pinellas County on Florida's west coast. Beautiful beaches, golf, tennis and professional sports team, including the Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Tampa Bay Lightning are close by. For more information, visit www.NorthsideHospital.com.

The Director of Infection Prevention coordinates the hospital's Infection Control program in compliance with regulatory and accrediting agencies as well as the established policies, procedures and standards of care. Provides surveillance, detection, identification and control of infectious/communicable diseases within the hospital. Knowledge in epidemiological principles and infectious disease. Knowledge in sterilization/sanitation/disinfection practices. Designs and presents continuing education programs.

Education:

Bachelor's degree required

Experience:

Three to five years of experience as Infection Control Practitioner

Licensure:

Current RN licensure or Medical Technologist license; Certification in Infection Control or eligible to take exam in 1 year

Last Edited: 02/07/2018

Reference

01385-8932