Employment TYPE



Plano, Texas


October 29, 2020







Job# J1040

Director of Infection Prevention

About The Opportunity

The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for the coordination, implementation and oversight of the organizations infection prevention program in order to support the mission, vision and values of Medical City Plano. The Director provides leadership and supports departments through promotion of infection prevention initiatives throughout the organization. The Director supports the nursing staff’s primary commitment to protect the health, safety and rights of the individual, family or community. The Director will develop and maintain policies and procedures that support successful quality/patient safety outcomes and ongoing improvement in the delivery of healthcare to patients, identification of areas of opportunity, and coordination and execution of regulatory compliance programs as related to Federal, State and other agencies. Provides ongoing surveillance of infection disease present in the hospital and takes appropriate steps to contain and prevent the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents in accordance with CDC guidelines and hospital policies.

Job Description

  • BSN Required
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health/Nursing/related field Preferred Experience
  • 5 years hospital experience in infection prevention and healthcare environment - MUST HAVE ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE
  • Knowledgeable about: a) epidemiologic principles and infectious diseases, b) sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices. knowledgeable in adult education principles and patient care practice. understanding of microbiology and biostatistics. Accurate documentation of records and statistics. Excellent interpersonal skills.

Required Skills

  • Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted
  • Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC). - MUST have within 1 year of hire

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Sumit Gupta

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 104

Hi! My name is Sumit Gupta. I treat all my consultants in a manner that they feel comfortable while working with me on any position they are applying for. Although, the motive is to find the best match for my consultants. But I make sure that I suggest them the right job matching their profile and work history by interacting with them in detail and follow-up with them at each and every level of the hiring process.