Riverside Health System is seeking a System Director - Infection Prevention to join our team!
Job Summary: Responsible for coordination and management of infection prevention and surveillance across Riverside Health System facilities. Organizes, plans, directs, and evaluates the activities of the Infection Prevention practitioner team across the organization. Provides leadership, direction and mentorship/support to clinical departments in regard to Infection Prevention strategies. Leads and/or supports key Infection Prevention initiatives, project teams or preparedness activities. As a Clinical Expert, ensures the provision of clinically competent services by validating staff competency in the provision of a comprehensive range of services/care in accordance with standards of excellence, age-specific and cultural sensitivity established by Riverside Health System and facility goals and strategic plans. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree preferred but experience considered in lieu of degree.
Licensure/Certification: Certification in Infection Control required.
Experience Requirements: Minimum 5 plus years of leadership experience within infection prevention. Extensive and broad experience in infection prevention is required. Progressive leadership experience which provided opportunities to develop management skills. Knowledge of regulations, policies, procedures, accreditation standards required.
If loving your work is important to you, consider Riverside. By joining our team, you can make a difference in people's lives. Our mission is simple but powerful: to care for others as we would care for those we love. We extend that sense of caring to every patient and resident, as well as to each member of our team.
We are defined by the Riverside Care Difference, our commitment to provide ...safety, healing, kindness, and respect. That means clinical excellence, with a focus on best practice, evidence-based care and performance management.
Riverside Health System is a non-profit, integrated network of hospitals, physicians, continuing care facilities, wellness centers, etc. providing comprehensive, high quality health care services to citizens of eastern Virginia. Riverside has been the leading provider of state-of-the-art healthcare in the region since 1915.