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Director Infection Prevention & Control. Job in Brooklyn FOX8 Jobs

Brooklyn, New York
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10 Jun 2022

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The hospital is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Health's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about  NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn , and interact with us on  LinkedIn Glassdoor Indeed Facebook Twitter YouTube  and  Instagram .

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Director Infection Prevention & Control.

 This position reports to the Senior Director, IPC NYUH System with responsibility for oversight of NYU Brooklyn based IPC practitioners, compliance with regulatory mandates and IPC policy in NYU Brooklyn hospital locations and undertaking additional projects as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

Supervises and Manages Infection Preventionists assigned to NYU Brooklyn hospital locations.  Primary responsibility for IPC rounds, surveillance, compliance with regulatory requirement and IPC policy in the NYU Brooklyn hospital locations.

Primary IPC liaison with NYU Brooklyn based Nursing, Administrative and other NYU leadership responsible for patient safety and quality

Supports the development of NYU Brooklyn based Infection Preventionists through training, mentorship and an established, progressive competency model.  Performs routine and as needed assessment of Infection Preventionists competency.

Supports the development and enforcement of policies and procedures relating to infection control measures at NYU Brooklyn hospital locations

Supports the development and implementation of IPC planning for special pathogens, pandemic respiratory virus and bioterrorism at NYU Brooklyn hospital locations.

Assists the Senior Director with coordinating the infection prevention and control program at NYU Brooklyn hospital locations.

Oversee, organize, and implement special projects to support the infection prevention and control program

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Registered Nurse License in NYS required.
Bachelor's and Master's degree in Nursing or Microbiology or equivalent field required. Certificate in Infection Control (CIC) required.
Must have a minimum 7 years clinical experience in a healthcare setting or disease surveillance experience in a public health setting.
Computer skills, research and basic statistical skill is preferred..

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's Degree Nursing, PublicHealth Administration, or related field. 3- 5 years Progressive management.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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  • Job Reference: 620989824-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2022
  • Recruiter: NYU Langone Health
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent