Director, Infection Prevention & Control Patient Care Services
At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Patient Care Services department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Director, Infection Prevention & Control will be responsible for:
Providing leadership and guidance to direct the Infection Prevention and Control program enterprise-wide.
Developing and implementing equitable criteria for the selection, evaluation, promotion and termination of all staff in the program which meet system standards. Monitoring work performance, provides guidance, appropriate feedback and initiates disciplinary actions as warranted. Administering, interpreting, enforcing and communicating hospital and departmental personnel policies and procedures.
Determining, developing and evaluating the budget, as well as administrative strategies and information systems in support of the Infection Prevention and Control program.
Creating environment that fosters excellence, sensitivity and leadership.
Leading conduct of a required annual risk assessment and development of an annual work plan to identify programmatic priorities, goals, and objectives. Collecting and analyzes hospital-wide and program-specific process and outcome data to evaluate performance related to infection prevention. Identifying, interpreting, and communicating trends and develops recommendations to achieve specified goals and objectives. Working with the Hospital Epidemiologist and senior management to develop institution-wide strategic plans relating to IPC functions.
Implementing policies and evaluates clinical systems and equipment to detect and prevent infection transmission.
To qualify, you must have:
Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through the completion of Master's degree in Nursing, Public Health or related degree.
Five years of relevant experience.
The analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems and design relatively complex systems and programs that cross department/divisional lines.
Advanced communication skills in order to persuade and negotiate with others on important matters and the ability to facilitate groups and provide leadership.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule , affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.