Director, Infection Prevention UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center Glen Burnie, MD
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to oversee the Infection Prevention initiatives for the hospital.
-The Infection Prevention Director develops, supervises, implements and coordinates the Infection Prevention Program for UMBWMC, including compliance with all regulatory agencies and infection control and prevention guidelines.
-The Infection Prevention Director's responsibilities also include supervision of the Infection Preventionist and department secretary.
-The Infection Prevention Director also works closely with the Physician Advisor for Infection Prevention, acting as resources to hospital leaders and staff members for infection related issues.
-The Infection Prevention Director and the Physician Advisor are responsible for the activities of the hospital Infection Prevention Committee and have the authority and responsibility to institute appropriate control measures or conduct epidemiologic studies relevant to patients and/or personnel.
-The Infection Prevention Director fulfills responsibilities to Infection Prevention Task Force at the corporate level and attends meetings regularly.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing, laboratory science, microbiology, or related field required.
Master’s degree preferred in Public Health or Epidemiology or related field.
Infection Control certification by the Certification Board of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) required , or obtain within 2 years of hire.
RN requires current license in the state of Maryland.
At least 1 years experience in clinical infection control required.
UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled
Our 307-bed medical center is an acute-care facility that is part of the University of Maryland Medical System. It’s our mission to provide the highest quality healthcare services to the communities we serve.
At University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, we know that caring can’t be taught, it’s something that comes naturally. That’s why we offer unique career possibilities whe...re compassion and innovation are common bonds. We take great pride in our mission and comfort in the nurturing, friendly community we have all come to love.