The Director of Infection Control will have authority over the system wide infection prevention and control programs. The Director of Infection Control is responsible for establishing mission, vision, planning, direction, assessment and leadership for effective infection prevention and control programs for SBH Health System in areas of surveillance, reporting, prevention and control of infections including related regulatory compliance, accreditation standard compliance and quality/performance improvement. The Director of Infection Control reports to the Senior Vice President/Chief Quality Officer.
The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health or related field. Candidates must have current Infection Control Certification (CIC) and ongoing continuous education and training. A minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience, with 2 years in management of Infection Control Department in a hospital setting is required. Experience with regulatory standards related to the Joint Commission, NHSN, CMS and the other regulatory agencies required. We offer competitive compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.
SBH Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds to apply. SBH Health System - An EEO Employer M/F/D/V
SBH Health System, a 400 + bed Acute Care Hospital and Level 2 Trauma Center in Bronx, NY seeks a Director of Infection Control to join the team. SBH Health System is an academic urban community health system affiliated with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. We are also the major teaching campus of the CUNY Medical School.