Avoca Search is honored to partner with Lifespan in the recruitment of an innovative, passionate and strategic leader to serve as its System Director of Epidemiology & Infection Control.
The Director of Epidemiology & Infection Control is a newly created role designed to work in concert with a physician dyad, the Medical Director of Epidemiology & Infection Prevention. In this partnership, the Director will provide strategic leadership in the creation, development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive and aligned Infection Prevention and Control Plan for all Lifespan affiliates. This highly visible leader will collaborate with hospital-based, outpatient-based and health system clinical and administrative executives in implementing system-wide infection control programs that incorporate evidence-based guidelines and national best practices.
Rhode Island’s first and largest health system, Lifespan is a comprehensive, academic, integrated delivery system affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Founded in 1994 by Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital, Lifespan's current partners also include Hasbro Children's Hospital, Bradley Hospital, Newport Hospital, and Gateway Healthcare. Lifespan also encompasses a 750-provider network, and as part of an academic medical center, offers centers of excellence in cardiology, orthopedics, cancer care, women’s medicine, emergency services, neurosciences, and others.
Ideal candidates will have experience in system-level leadership, preferably within an academic medical center. Master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health or related field, as well as Certification in Infection Control is required; Six Sigma/Lean Green Belt or Black Belt certification preferred.
Internal Number: 8045
Avoca Search is honored to partner with Lifespan in their recruitment for this position. Avoca Search offers a nimble and lean approach supported by experienced leadership with proven skills to effectively deliver complex executive search, interim leadership and related consulting.