Director of Infection Prevention – MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Director of Infection Prevention – MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Posted 8 months ago

The Synergy Organization is proud to have been retained by MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH), a prestigious and highly respected, 609-bed acute-care teaching and research hospital in Washington, D.C., to conduct the national search for their Director of Infection Prevention. MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is extremely proud to be only the 2nd in the nation to have been awarded the Designation of Distinction for Association’s for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC).


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s internationally recognized physicians, Magnet® nurses and advanced research and technologies have contributed to the hospital’s unparalleled reputation for medical excellence and ranking as the #1 Hospital in the Washington, DC area by U.S. News & World Report.  With a long tradition of being among the first hospitals to adopt the latest proven and promising practices and procedures, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital was named the first hospital in Washington, DC to receive Magnet® nursing status in 2004 (and subsequently earned 3 more times since then), a distinction granted to hospitals for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovation in professional nursing practice.


In keeping with this commitment to excellence and advanced care, as an Infection Prevention professional, you will have the exciting opportunity to be a part of the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s Transplant Institute. MGUH is the largest Liver Transplant Program in the Mid-Atlantic region along with their prestigious Solid Organ and Bone Marrow Transplant Program. In March of 2019 MGUH became the first hospital in the world to offer proton therapy with HYPERSCANtechnology, the most advanced proton cancer treatment technology available today.


The Director of Infection Prevention will report to the Chief, Quality and Safety Officer and provide Infection Prevention guidance and support to MGUH leaders, more than 4500 associates and upwards of 1000 physicians.  This new leader will have the opportunity to manage and direct the operational, personnel and financial activities of the Infection Prevention department, and will join a driven, collegial, professional and highly talented leadership team.


The Director of Infection Prevention will enjoy serving as mentor, resident expert, and strategic advisor to the organization and be part of the implementation of system programs at the entity level, working with leaders systemwide to ensure alignment of policies, processes, best practices and the uniform delivery of exceptional quality service. The Director of Infection Prevention will join other MGUH leaders, associates and clinicians in embracing the MGUH culture of ‘Cura Personalis’ – caring for the whole person, finding opportunities each day to create a professional, safe and supportive environment for patients, families and each other.


The successful candidate will bring a high level of professionalism, exceptional communication, and organizational skills along with a minimum of 10-years of experience in infection prevention inclusive of 7-years leadership experience to the position.  This new leader will have deep knowledge of regulatory standards and laws and possess a Masters Degree in a health care related field. Certification by National Certification Board, CIC, is required. Fellowship in APIC preferred. Experience in hospital epidemiology preferred.


This exciting career opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits, tremendous opportunities for career growth and professional development, relocation assistance and all the resources necessary to succeed!  For immediate consideration, please forward your nominations or your own resume and salary requirements (must specify) in confidence to  Please include “Director of Infection Prevention” in the subject line. You can also reach out to Jenn Majewski at


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