The Synergy Organization has been retained by a well-respected organization founded in 1892 with a long, rich tradition of providing high quality care in a mission-driven academic environment. Frequently named one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the US, they seek a dynamic and experienced Director for the Health System's flagship, 617-bed tertiary medical center. The hospital is well known for pioneering clinical research, participation in advanced clinical trials and nationally recognized NIH and NCI-funded research. This challenging position affords you the opportunity to work in a complex academic setting that includes a high volume Emergency Department, the nation's largest Thrombosis Center, Philadelphia's largest Sports Medicine program and Level 1 Regional Trauma Center, Level 3 NICU, and Regional Burn Center designations. The organization is equipped with cutting edge technology such as the Gamma Knife and Synergy S and offers a full array of residency programs and services including bone marrow, liver, kidney, pancreas, heart and lung transplant programs. Located in historic Philadelphia, PA, this region is recognized for its rich and diverse cultural, recreational and family oriented activities.
In this highly visible and critical position, you will lead all activities related to infection prevention, infection control and epidemiology. This leader is expected to work with a diverse constituency performing surveillance and educating individuals. You and your highly competent team, will function as the clinical experts for this prestigious organization and you will have the opportunity to enhance your own knowledge and skills through active participation in professional society memberships and continuing education programs. To accomplish your goals, you will have great peer support, along with all the resources necessary to achieve success.
The successful candidate will possess integrity, have an effective communication style and operate autonomously. This individual must work well in a mission-driven environment and demonstrate a tremendous amount of enthusiasm, energy and passion. The position requires a strong sense of accountability and a thorough understanding of all JCAHO, CDC NNIS and any other regulatory guidelines as they relate to Infection Control and Epidemiology. – less–ZoomInfo