The Synergy Organization is proud to have been retained by MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH), a prestigious and highly respected, 609-bed acute-care teaching and research hospital in Washington, D.C., to conduct the national search for their Director of Infection Prevention.
About MedStar Georgetown University Hospital: https://www.medstargeorgetown.org/
The hospital has been ranked by U.S. News and World Reports as the #1 Hospital in the U.S. for the last 3 years;
This 609-bed academic medical is part of MedStar Health, an integrated healthcare delivery network that includes 10 hospitals spanning Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland and Delaware;
An industry leader in Infection Prevention, MGUH recently received the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Program of Distinction designation, the second hospital in the U.S. to receive this distinctive honor;
As the clinical partner to Georgetown University, MGUH offers exceptional quality care, nationally recognized physicians and clinicians, advanced technologies and groundbreaking medical procedures;
An exceptional culture, the talented leaders, clinicians and associates of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital purposefully create moments of caring and exceptional patient experiences each day, leading the system in the area of Patient Experience;
MGUH has earned Magnet designation four times in a row (one of only 51 hospitals in the U.S.);
In 2021, MGUH plans to open their new, state-of-the-art 477K sq. ft. Medical-Surgical pavilion which will include 156 patient rooms, 32 operating rooms, and a new Emergency Department;
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Transplant Institute offers patients advanced, lifesaving procedures including living liver donor transplant, auto islet cell transplant, and small bowel transplantation. They have one of the largest liver transplant programs in the U.S.; and,
The hospital is ranked as #1 in the U.S. for CLABSY and #5 for CDiff.
The new Director of Infection Prevention will have the opportunity to:
Join a highly talented, collegial and dynamic leadership team, serving as the subject matter expert, mentor and guide in all matters related to the hospital’s Infection Control program;
Direct the relentless pursuit of Best Practices in Infection Prevention, continually raising the bar and challenging the status quo to achieve exceptional results;
Report directly to the Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer and work closely with the Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Physicians, Surgeons, Leaders and the MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute clinicians and staff;
Conduct research in Infection Control and implement new policies, procedures, protocols and training programs;
Collaborate nationally and locally with industry leaders, organizations, hospitals and the community to ensure that the organization’s current and future Infection Control needs are anticipated and met;
Foster exceptional communications and relationships throughout the system to ensure teamwork, engagement and continued exceptional results; and,
Requirements include a Masters Degree in a related field, 7+ years of Infection Prevention leadership experience, current Certification by the National Certification Board (CIC) and an expert level knowledge of TJC, CDC, OSHA and related regulatory standards. (Candidates who have a RN license and experience with epidemiology are encouraged to apply.)
This exciting career opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits, tremendous opportunities for career growth and professional development, relocation assistance and all the resources necessary to succeed! For immediate consideration, please forward your nominations or your own resume and salary requirements (must specify) in confidence to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org . Please include “Director of Infection Prevention” in the subject line.
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About The Synergy Organization
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