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Responsible for facility-wide infection prevention and control program. This role will direct others within the entity towards process improvements that support the reduction of healthcare acquired infections. Provides leadership for development and implementation of a entity-wide infection prevention and control plan, leads the activities of the Infection Prevention and Control Committee, educates other practitioners on the system-based causes for infections, consults with management and staff, develops and implements evidence-based programs that support effective infection prevention and control strategies. Responsible for integrating the infection prevention and control program into all applicable organization components/functions by way of consultation, participation at meetings, and the establishment of effective communication and reporting systems with hospital leaders and associates.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Five (5) years of clinical or related experience
Three (3) years of infection prevention and control, preferred
Two (2) years of previous leadership or project management experience, preferred
Experience in clinical operations and/or experience working in performance improvement or quality management areas, preferred
Knowledge in epidemiological principles, infectious diseases, and sterilization, sanitation and disinfection practices.
Experience using databases and spreadsheets.
Proven education and facilitation skills; ability to educate and motivate physician leaders and organizational managers and to effectively facilitate improvement projects, process redesign and infection control and prevention workshops.
Demonstrates exceptional analytical skills, critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
Bachelorâs degree or equivalent education or experience
Degree in Nursing or other clinical related field, preferred
MSN, MPH or other related Masterâs degree, preferred
Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC), preferred. Must obtain within six months of eligibility as defined by the Certified Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC).
Physical Requirements - Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)
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OrthoColorado Hospital is Colorado's only orthopedic specialty hospital and is designed specifically for the orthopedic patient. With such a specialized facility and team of experts â we have the utmost in experience and understanding of the needs of orthopedic patients âÂ meaning better outcomes, increased patient satisfaction and a reduced risk of infection or complications. Located on the St. Anthony Medical Campus, OrthoColorado Hospital is a joint venture between physician investors and Centura Health. Our state-of-the-art facility features a 48-bed inpatient unit, including six intermediate care beds and eight operating rooms. All members of our staff and team, from pre-operative care through recovery, and our in-patient nurses are specialty trained in orthopedics. Our surgeons are renowned for their talent, knowledge and experience in their orthopedic specialties and sub-specialties. Having a team with a focused background and years of experience allow our staff to provide an unprecedented level of care, resulting in the best outcomes and experience for our patients.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.