This position is responsible for the planning, monitoring, facilitation and coordination of Regional Infection Prevention Program. This position serves as main contact for the day to day operations of the regional infection prevention program. The position will collaborate closely with the Quality and Patient Safety Program, Occupational Health, Safety & Facilities Program, Risk Program and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program. In addition, the Director is responsible for the coordination of all aspects of the CDC-NHSN Public reporting, state and CMS reporting. This is a key position in the clinical leadership team that helps to lead Performance Improvement of any Hospital Acquired Infections.
Bachelors degree required; Masters preferred in Nursing, Public Health or Microbiology, or current Certification in Infection Control.
Minimum of 5 years experience in Infection Prevention required in a clinical/hospital setting.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.