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Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career as an Infection Preventionist at Centennial Hospital / The Medical Center of Aurora (HealthONE / HCA). Submit your application today!
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HealthONE / HCA, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
Student Loan Repayment
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our Centennial Hospital / The Medical Center of Aurora (HealthONE / HCA) team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!
As an Infection Preventionist This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Hospital of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person.
What you will do in this role:
As an Infection Prevention Coordinator, you will be responsible for the prevention, detection and control of infections in the facility and responsible for the direction of the Infection Prevention Program.
You will be responsible for establishing, instituting and maintaining an effective system for evaluation and reporting infections in patients.
You will accomplish this based on a systematic body of professional knowledge.
Completion of Infection Control Surveillance training is preferred.
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) is preferred.
Degree in nursing or medical technology, or other related field.
Master’s degree in public health is preferred but not required.
Experience in infection prevention and control or related areas such as nursing or microbiology.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members.
Strong critical thinking skills and project management.
Demonstrates knowledge of microbiology, normal flora, pathogens and antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora was named to Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes.The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.
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