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Director, Infection Prevention - Cincinnati, Ohio

City:  Cincinnati
State:  OH
Job Requisition Number:  265719

Attention current TriHealth employees:

Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.


TriHealth is actively recruiting for a Director of Infection Prevention for our Corporate Office in Cincinnati, Ohio.


In this role, his system wide leadership position is a critical leadership position to drive a significant component of patient safety: infection prevention. You are responsible for the supervision of the Infection Control Coordinators at all TriHealth locations, including inpatient and ambulatory which includes scheduling, assignments, quality control, productivity, budgeting, and performance evaluation. You are responsible for continued customer support development to provide those services deemed necessary by the Infection Control Committee, and also ensures the infection control manual, infection control scope of practice and infection control policies and procedures are established and updated regularly. Duties include but are not limited to developing strategies for infection surveillance, prevention, and control. When the individual does not have expertise, he or she consults with someone who has such expertise in order to make knowledgeable decisions (IC.01.01.01, EP 2). You serve as TriHealth’s Infection Prevention Officer and reports directly to the VP Institute Clinical Performance Improvement. The leader must build strong working relationships with all levels of management as well as with medical staff leaders to achieve cohesive support for patient safety and accreditation efforts. To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate a practical knowledge and experience in leveraging change at a system-wide level. You need to have familiarity with research methodology, data analysis, and the presentation of data and evidence-based practices to clinicians. You are responsible to develop and execute a comprehensive Infection Prevention strategy and program for TriHealth that produces measurable improvements in processes, culture, and practices. They must have the personality and skill to energize and motivate leadership, management, and staff in producing a culture of patient safety. You serve as a consultant to leadership, the Medical Staff, and all management to promote Infection Prevention practices and tools using a systematic evidence-based approach.


To be qualified for this position, you must meet these minimum requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field
    • Certification in Infection Control required within one year of hire
    • 5-7 years of healthcare experience
    • 5-7 years of experience in Infection Control Professional, Project management, and Team facilitation
    • Knowledge of process improvement methodology
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Knowledge of adult education methodology




Job Title:  Director, Infection Prevention - Cincinnati, Ohio


Location:  Baldwin

Hourly/Salaried:  Salaried

Employment Status: Full Time Position

Bi-Weekly Hours:80

Shift: Day Shift

Weekend Commitment:  No

Holiday Commitment:  No

On-Call Commitment:  Yes

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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