Director, Infection Prevention & Control

Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City MO

Position: Director of Infection # Prevention and Control with 6 Infection Preventionist#s, Project Coordinator IP, and an engaged CIC certified ID physician .75 FTE.# This position is over the Infection Prevention # Control practices at Children#s Mercy Hospital Kansas City, Children#s Mercy Hospital Kansas and hospitals and all ambulatory clinics in both Missouri and Kansas.# Children#s Mercy Hospital is a 367 bed comprehensive pediatric medical center that integrates clinical care, research and medical education to provide care for patients ages birth to 21.# The hospital#s primary service area covers a 150 county area in Missouri and Kansas.# Children#s Mercy has received national recognition from U.S. News # World Report in ten pediatric specialties.# The hospital was the first in Missouri and Kansas to receive Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and has been re-designated 4 times.# Job Responsibilities: Leads the development, implementation and analysis of the organization#s infection control program.##Key program elements include infection surveillance, prevention and control activities, surveillance data analysis, guiding prevention and follow-up activities, evaluating the effectiveness of interventions, providing infection prevention education for hospital personnel and providing expert infection prevention guidance during infection surge events. Job Requirements: ##########Bachelors Degree with a minimum 5 years direct experience in Infection Prevention # Control ##########Masters degree (or within 3 years of hire) ##########Licensure in Missouri and Kansas must be maintained for all current professional licenses ##########Certified Infection Prevention and Control required # EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet #
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