Infection Prevention Coordinator

HCA Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 weeks ago

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 Prevention Coordinator with HCA Continental Division. Submit your application today!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us.

Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Leading Hospitals. Trusted Care.

HealthONE is the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver area with more than 10,000 employees. As part of the HealthONE family, The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical Center, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital work together to provide a higher level of care.

In addition, our family of services includes six hospital free-standing emergency departments and numerous ambulatory surgery centers, occupational medicine clinics, physician practices, imaging centers, and AIRLIFE-DENVER, which provides critical care air and ground transportation across a 10-state region.

  • The Medical Center of Aurora: Magnet designated hospital, Level II Trauma Center, 346 licensed beds

  • North Suburban Medical Center: Level III Trauma Center, 157 licensed beds

  • Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center & Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children: Level II Trauma Center, 680 licensed beds

  • Rose Medical Center: Magnet designated hospital, Level II Trauma, 422 licensed beds

  • Sky Ridge Medical Center: Level II Trauma, 274 licensed beds

  • Swedish Medical Center: Level I Trauma, 408 licensed beds

  • Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital: 78 licensed beds

  • Behavioral Health and Wellness Center at the Medical Center of Aurora: 120 licensed beds

Position Summary:

This position supports the mission of the HCA/HealthONE Continental Division 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. Infection Prevention Coordinator is responsible for the prevention, detection and control of infections in the facility.

The individual is responsible for establishing, instituting and maintaining an effective system for evaluation and reporting infections in patients. All of this shall be accomplished based on a systematic body of professional knowledge. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor. Infection Control Coordinator employees will be required to float to all HealthONE facilities

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications.

If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

Contact Amy Wilson at 720-668-0278

amy.wilson5@hcahealthcare.com

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Degree in nursing or medical technology. Completion of Infection Control Surveillance course is preferred. Certification in Infection Control (CIC) is desired, as employee becomes eligible to test for it.

Education:

Degree in nursing or medical technology.

Experience:

Experience in infection control or related areas such as nursing or microbiology.

Special Qualifications:

Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. Strong critical thinking skills. Demonstrates knowledge of microbiology, normal flora, pathogens and antimicrobial susceptibility testing.

Degree of supervision required:

Involves general guidance and direction by the AVP of Infection Prevention and facility Infection Prevention leaders. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

Ages of Patients Served:

This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)



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