Director, Infection Prevention

  • HCA
  • Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
  • Aug 23, 2017

Job Description

Job Code: 00104-9661


No Weekends

Grand Strand Health is a multi-facility health system located on the coast of the Grand Strand community and has facilities throughout the Grand Strand to provide quality, convenient healthcare.

Grand Strand Medical Center is a 301-bed acute care hospital serving residents of Horry and surrounding counties. Our hospital offers the only cardiac surgery program, neurosurgery program and pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) in Horry and Georgetown counties and is a designated Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center by South Carolina DHEC.

Grand Strand Medical Center is recognized by the Joint Commission, a leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in the United States, for the following programs: chest pain, knee and hip replacement, sepsis and stroke. In addition, we have received awards from the American Heart Association for our treatment of heart attacks and stroke.

We are searching for a new Director of Infection Prevention, to replace our soon to retire current Director, responsible for assisting in planning, development and coordination of programs of education for hospital employees as related to Safety, Infection Control and continuing education in general. Works with Department Managers and the Infection Control Committee for formulation and revision of policies and procedures specific to Infection Control/Employee Health Program. Serves on various committees related to Infection Control and Employee Health Education, performs and sees that health requirements are completed and coordinates the Employee Health Department.



Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certification in Infection Control (CIC)

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Experience: Must have at least 5 years of progressive clinical nursing experience. Background must include increased responsibilities as a staff nurse, head nurse and supervisor with demonstrated ability in management, leadership and communication.

Special Qualifications: Must remain familiar with the requirements of Regulatory, Accreditation and Professional Agencies specific to Infection Control, Occupational Health and Education.

Last Edited: 08/22/2017