One of the largest independent, nonprofit central Jersey behavioral health facilities, Carrier Clinic specializes in inpatient psychiatric treatment and treatment and rehabilitation for substance abuse. We provide a complete array of expert care and education for adolescents and teens, adults, and older adults on the inpatient and residential levels. Outpatient services are provided for ECT treatment and drug abuse addiction. Ours is a safe, compassionate, and respectful environment, set on a beautiful 100+ acre country setting at the foothills of the Sourland Mountains, in centrally-located Belle Mead, NJ. Our caring, supportive staff is among the best in their respective fields, all driven by the similar goal of returning each individual back to their family, workplace, community, and the things they enjoy.
Carrier Clinic®, a behavioral health system, has been a trusted source of compassionate help and supportive healing for patients and their families since we opened our doors in 1910.We are looking for a compassionate leader to lead our facility in keeping our team members, patients, residents and visitors safe and healthy.
The Director of Infection Prevention, in conjunction with the Hospital Epidemiologist, Regional Chief Quality Officer, Medical Director, Quality and System Improvement, and HMH VP of Infection Prevention and Control oversees the development, implementation and management of an Infection Prevention program that minimizes infectious risk to patients, families and Team Members and complies with current requirements of regulatory, government and accrediting/licensing agencies and organizational policies and procedures.
Duties include analysis, interpretation and reporting of surveillance data; designing, implementing and leading organizational performance improvement initiatives, evaluating the effectiveness of the Infection Prevention program and overseeing outbreak investigations and educational programs for Team Members (TMs) and patients.
Minimum 5 years of experience in clinical/patient care services or relevant health care position
S. Degree in Nursing, Microbiology, Public Health, Medical Technology, Health Care Administration or related field required. Minimum 3 years of experience in Infection Prevention.
CIC certification from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology required.
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