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Director Infection Prevention

Atlantic Health System | Morristown, New Jersey 07962

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: September 16, 2019
Opportunity Code: 24394

Summary

Oversee system-wide infection prevention initiatives as the IP Director with Atlantic Health System near New York City


The Position

  • Reporting to the VP of Quality and Patient Safety, the Director of Infection Prevention serves as the clinical expert for infection control and prevention best practices for Atlantic Health System
  • Create, implement and support system-wide infection prevention initiatives to ensure activities meet quality, safety and regulatory standards
  • Oversee surveillance activities related to infection prevention and use data to influence decision-making around policy, goals and improvement strategies
  • Deliver training and education, ensure accuracy in reporting and manage the department budget
  • Must be an RN with significant experience leading healthcare infection control programs
  • CIC required


The Organization 

  • Atlantic Health System, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, is one of the leading non-profit health care systems in the state
  • The system is comprised of Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center, and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, as well as Atlantic Rehabilitation and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
  • Featuring state-of-the-art equipment and comfortable, family-friendly environments, the world-class hospitals are on the forefront of medicine and continually set standards for quality health care in the New Jersey and the New York metropolitan areas
  • The organization has more than 600 community-based health care providers who are affiliated with us through Atlantic Medical Group
  • Some of Atlantic's many highlights include 150 top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Healthcare, Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For ten years running and 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know according to Becker's Hospital Review


The Community 

  • Morristown is located in northern New Jersey, just an hour outside of the bustling metropolis of New York City
  • Fishing, hiking, camping, swimming, snow skiing, snowboarding, surfing, birding…the list of outdoor activities you can enjoy in the area goes on 
  • New Jersey's crown jewel remains its 130 miles of coastline, spanning from Sandy Hook to Cape May
  • The unmatched beaches boast beautiful barrier islands and bays dotted with majestic lighthouses, fishing villages, and scenic views
  • New Jersey has a long and distinguished history that dates back far before the American Revolution, in which the state played a pivotal role

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