Director of Infection Prevention
Company: Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
Posted on: November 12, 2019
Description SHIFT: No Weekends
Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role?
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's
largest provider of healthcare services as a Director of Infection
HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues.
We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in
our organization. We are currently looking for an
ambitious--Director of Infection Prevention--to help us reach our
goals. Unlock your potential here!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and
student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this
HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is a full-service 600 bed
hospital offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and
specialty services. The campus includes Level II trauma
capabilities, a Neuroscience Institute, The Heart & Vascular
Hospital, a bariatrics program, the Breast Diagnostic Center, a
wound care center, a level III Neonatal ICU, and the area---s only
pediatric emergency department and pediatric ICU. For more
information, call 281-332-2511 or visit online at
HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is affiliated with HCA Houston
Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The
division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient
surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging
facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas.
Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13
off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. For
more information, visit www.HCAGulfCoast.com.
HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is currently seeking applications
for Director of Infection Prevention.
- Supervises infection control staff in surveillance, prevention,
and intervention of potential nosocomial infections.
- Develops an annual plan for identifying, investigation,
reporting and preventing the spread of infections and communicable
disease among patients and multi-campus personnel.
- Conducts program evaluations to verify the efficacy and
effectiveness of the multi-campus and program specific infection
- Inspects all departments for infection control hazards and
collaborates with directors, managers, and supervisors to assure
- Directs multi-campus committees in overseeing the Infection
Control program and coordination of program activities.
- Prepares timely, accurate and comprehensive reports and
documents pertaining to the infection control program.
- Develops an infection control program, which meets state,
federal and accreditation requirements/regulations.
- Cooperates with local community health and emergency management
organizations in activities pertaining to disease control.
- Supervises employee health staff in screening, prevention, and
intervention of employee health issues.
- Develops, implements, and evaluates an annual employee health
plan in compliance with regulatory and corporate goals.
- Reduces the risk of injury to staff through risks associated
with the hospital environment.
- Promotes awareness among staff regarding safe work practices
and use of personal protective equipment.Be a part of an
organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing
applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly
contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your
application and help us raise the bar in patient care!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our
company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.Qualifications
- Master---s Degree required
- Current Texas RN licensure required if registered nurse
- Certification in Infection Control preferred
- Thorough knowledge of CDC, JCAHO & OSHA guidelines required.
Knowledge of data collection, trending, analysis, and presentation;
knowledge of infection control methodology and epidemiology
- Three to five years of Infection prevent and control experience
- Two years of management or previous supervisory experience
- Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal,
organization and leadership skills required
- MUST have advanced computer knowledge required especially in
the Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets, TheraDoc and NHSNNotice Our
Company---s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility
within your career and we take your candidate experience very
seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee
will request financial or personal information (Social Security
Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email.
The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like
Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or
job-related email, contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by
physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the
practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a
comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across
approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to
deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing
care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine.
We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on
the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million
patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve
the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but
everywhere. We---re committed to improving more lives in more ways,
and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of
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