Infection Prevention Coordinator (Ft-Varied) Valley
Universal Health Services
Las Vegas , NV 89134
Posted 3 weeks ago
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The Valley Health System Consolidated Services The Valley Health System has expanded into an integrated health network that serves more than two million people in Southern Nevada. Starting with Valley Hospital Medical Center in 1979, the Valley Health System has grown to include Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center, Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center, Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, Summerlin Hospital Medical Center and our newest addition Henderson Hospital.Job Description:
Responsible for assisting with implementation and maintenance of the Infection Control Program's hospital's surveillance. Serves as a resource to all hospital departments, participating in identified projects or groups related to Infection Control.
Education: Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Clinical Microbiology or other health related science required.
Master's in Nursing, Education, Epidemiology, Public Health, clinical Microbiology or other health related science, preferred. Experience: Two (2) to five (5) years clinical experience in health related field required. One (1) year experience in Infection Prevention or epidemiology preferred.
Other: Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department. Technical Skills:
Computer proficiency to include word processing, spreadsheet and database.
License/Certification: Current State of Nevada license in Nursing, Medical Laboratory Sciences, or other related health science if applicable. Candidate must be eligible to become certified in Infection prevention within two (2) years of employment.