The Infection Control/Employee Health director reports directly to the CNO. Works collaboratively to assure that WHMC has an effective Infection Control/Employee Health program. Assures appropriate reporting of infection data to designated sources such as CDC, NHSN, etc. Applies epidemiologic principles and statistical methods, including risk stratification, to identify target population, analyze trends and risk factors, and design and evaluate prevention and control strategies. Strong focus on prevention and outcomes of HAIs and emphasis on Value Based Purchasing and Hospital Acquired Conditions programs.
Registered Nurse preferred, BSN preferred, Masters in Nursing or related field preferred. One year of experience in infection control preferred. Required certification/Registration: Certified in Infection Control preferred when eligible, BLS, ACLS; maintains competence in infection prevention/employee health.