Avoca Search is honored to partner with Lifespan in the recruitment of an innovative, passionate and strategic leader to serve as its System Director of Epidemiology & Infection Control.
The Director of Epidemiology & Infection Control is a newly created role designed to work in concert with a physician dyad, the Medical Director of Epidemiology & Infection Prevention, Dr. Len Mermel. In this partnership, the Director will provide strategic leadership in the creation, development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive and aligned Infection Prevention and Control Plan for all Lifespan affiliates. This highly visible leader will collaborate with hospital-based, outpatient-based and health system clinical and administrative executives in implementing system-wide infection control programs that incorporate evidence-based guidelines and national best practices.
Rhode Island’s first and largest health system, Lifespan is a comprehensive, academic, integrated delivery system affiliated with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.
Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of experience in system-level leadership, preferably within an academic medical center. Master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health or related field. Certification in Infection Control is required; Six Sigma/Lean Green Belt or Black Belt or TapRooT certification preferred, or to be completed within 24 months of accepting position.
Internal Number: Lifespan1
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