Northern Virgina

I have received a new assignment for a Director of Infection Prevention at a major multi-hospital system in northern Virginia.  This assignment is at a financially strong, acute care hospital with impressive facilities and capabilities. The Director will oversee Infection Preventionists in our 800 bed, acute care hospital, consisting of adult, women's and children's services. The position reports to the System Senior Director of Infection Prevention. This is a newly created position, to provide leadership in our flagship hospital.

We must have an Infection Prevention leader with supervisory experience in a mid to large acute care hospital. A Bachelor's Degree is required and Master's is preferred. We are seeking a CIC for this role.

The Director ofInfection Control and Prevention is responsible for all processes that pertain to infectious diseases, including trending , tracking, monitoring and evaluating infection control parameters as defined by accrediting bodies. Coordinates all aspects of the facility infection control program. Directly involved with programs that prevent and control hospital acquired infections.  Serves as an infection control consultant for facility staff.  Interacts with physicians, outside agencies, hospital and system staff as well as all departments within the hospital. Multiple Infection Preventionists report to the Director.        

The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulations and Joint Commission standards regarding infection control. Responsible for working collaboratively with all hospital staff and physicians regarding infection control issues and compliance. Conducts ongoing education programs around IC for employees, physicians and volunteers. Takes a proactive approach to Infection Control. Responsible for policy and procedures related to IC. Manages the implementation of IC initiatives.


I have placed thirty executives in this health system during the past nine years and 85% remain employed here. This is a wonderful testament supporting the positive way employees are treated. The System Senior Director of Infection Prevention is an outstanding leader who knows how to treat people and how to encourage personal and professional development. This is a positive working environment.

Base income will be in the $115k to $125k range, plus annual bonus. We provide relocation assistance and an outstanding benefits package.

I encourage anyone with the above qualifications, interested in a great position with an impressive health system to contact me. My contact details are shown below. 


Douglass Craig, President
D.B.Craig and Associates
T: 614-855-4643