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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 Prevention Coordinator with Presbyterian St Luke’s Medical Center (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 Presbyterian St Luke’s Medical Center (HealthONE / HCA) Infection Prevention team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!
An an Infection Preventionist you will be responsible for the prevention, detection and control of infections in the facility. You are 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.
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 maintain current knowledge of job related research findings and initiates or modifies policy, procedure, and practice in accordance with these.
You will monitor all publically reported and corporate defined and reported infection prevention data.
You will review and assure compliance with all applicable regulatory, certification and accreditation standards in accordance to current applicable federal, state and local standards.
You will collaborate and communicate with other departments to ensure that staff are educated on optimal infection prevention and control practices.
You will work in collaboration with Safety Officer to monitor and direct infection prevention practices for construction and other hospital projects.
What qualifications you will need:
Degree in nursing or medical technology, or related field. Master’s degree in public health, preferred.
Completion of Infection Control Surveillance course is preferred.
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) is preferred, as employee becomes eligible to test for it (as defined by the Certified Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, CBIC).
Experience in infection control or related areas such as nursing or microbiology.
Demonstrates knowledge of microbiology, normal flora, pathogens and antimicrobial susceptibility testing.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians and other health care team members.
Strong critical thinking skills.
Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center, located in the Uptown neighborhood in Denver, CO and licensed for 680 beds, PSL provides the most advanced care for patients across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. We are proud to serve our community with experienced physicians who offer a wide range of medical services for patients of all ages.
Since delivering our first baby in 1882 at St. Luke’s Hospital, we have focused on providing exceptional baby care. Today, P/SL offers the region’s most advanced maternal-fetal care, focusing on rare conditions that put mothers and their developing babies at high-risk. The Advanced Cardiac Center at P/SL is known as a major heart hospital, recognized several times over the American Heart Association for excellence and for its success in implementing a higher standard of cardiac care that effectively improves treatment of patients hospitalized for heart disease. While the tools are ever changing and our ability to care for patients is always advancing, one things remains constant - putting our patients first, with quality, respect, safety and teamwork.
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!
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