Children’s Specialized Hospital is one of the largest pediatric rehabilitation hospitals in the country, the pre-eminent provider of specialized healthcare services for infants, children and young adults, and a leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges. At 13 New Jersey based locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective…so children can achieve more of their goals.
As an integral member of our team, you will oversee the operations of infection prevention, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, and relevant safety programs for all CSH facilities; identify and implement infection prevention goals/objectives; and work in collaboration with the medical and nursing teams to develop a program that promotes sound and scientific infection prevention principles and practices.
Developing implementing and evaluating the annual infection control goals and action plans
Supervising the sterile processing function
Implementing plans for infection surveillance, prevention and control
Calculating infection rates and coordinating/entering data into hospital and national benchmarking databases
Overseeing compliance with Exposure Control Plan and infection practices utilizing national standards/guidelines of the CDC, APIC, NJDOH, and other regulatory bodies
Ensuring appropriate intervention and education occurs with medical staff and volunteers
Developing and implementing policies and procedures
Introducing new concepts related to infection prevention and control
Handling other related functions as necessary
Successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Epidemiology or related clinical field, superior leadership and decision-making skills, and at least 2 years of infection control experience in a hospital or other clinical setting. CIC certification preferred. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, oral/written communication, interpersonal and PC skills are all essential.
Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges — from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. At 13 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric speciali...sts partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.