CentraState Healthcare System

Infection Control Director

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/11/2021 8:29 AM)
ID
2021-11883
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Location
CentraState Medical Center
Shift
Day

Overview

CentraState Helathcare System, headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey is a leading non – profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The System includes CentraState Medical Center a community-based hospital, an ambulatory campus, three senior living facilities and three free-standing community health pavilions, and a charitable foundation. As the 3rd largest employer in Monmouth County, CentraState Healthcare System continues to live up to its reputation of being a truly great place to work recently designated a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company.

 

CentraState Healthcare System is seeking an Infection Control Director to oversees the Infection Control program for the Medical Center and our three senior facilities. Infection Control Director acts as the “point person” for gathering, submitting, analyzing and presentation of Infection surveillance data such as Hospital Acquired Infection rates. Infection Control Director acts as resource to hospital personnel and community regarding infection control issues.

Responsibilities

  • Creates and interprets all hospital infection control policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with guidelines, standards and regulations noted above.
  • Coordinates, implements, educates and oversees hospital wide infection control program.
  • Develops and conducts in-service education programs, in conjunction with staff development, on subjects pertinent to infection control policies.
  • Leverages the Infection Control data to develop procedural and clinical solutions.
  • Maintains close communication with the employee health department regarding infection control related issues.
  • Performs epidemiologic investigations of all significant infection problems and makes appropriate recommendations to staff and physicians.
  • Co-chairs and facilitates the Hospital Infection Control committee including setting the agenda, creating and circulating the committee minutes.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree Required

Master's Degree Preferred

 

Work Experience:

Previous experience as a microbiologist or epidemiologist required

Infection control experience strongly preferred

Hospital infection control experience requirement

 

Licenses and Certifications:

Infection Control certification (APIC) Required

 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Familiarity with NJDOH, TJC, SHEA, APIC guidelines, OSHA, CMS and Joint Commission regulations required

Must be skilled at NHSN reporting

Strong data abstraction, submission, analysis and presentation skills required

Strong professional, organizational, and interperson skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team

About Us

CentraState Healthcare System aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company by Great Place to Work®. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, and making a difference in our community.

 

We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more.

 

Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family!

 

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits package and rewards program
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratio’s
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility

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