Systems Infection Prevention Specialist-17001695 Care Site Description SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization headquartered in Broomfield with facilities located in Colorado, Kansas and Montana. SCL Health operates: 9 hospitals 4 safety net clinics 1 children's mental health treatment center 190+ ambulatory service centers Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health—and hope—to our patients. Our ministry is dedicated to improving the health of the communities and individuals we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Visit www.sclhealthsystem.org Description The System Infection Prevention Specialist operates the central surveillance system for infection prevention and control for the SCL Health System to improve clinical outcomes. Assists with planning, development, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and revision of system Infection Prevention Program goals, standards, policies and procedures. Coordinates multi-disciplinary and interdepartmental efforts to improve performance of system infection prevention programs and services. Facilitates monitoring and reporting infection trends in SLC HealthCare Sites. Participates in the development and review of Infection Prevention Standards of Care, Policies and Procedure. Participates in epidemiological investigations of significant clusters of infection above established standards and of unusual isolates. Provides in-service education for the SCL HealthCare Sites, Front Range SCL Health new associate welcome, and as needed. Provides expert review and consultation for SCL Health facility construction/remodels, and/or new patient care equipment. Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards. Located in Broomfield, CO. Qualifications Requires: Bachelor's degree in Nursing or related field (i.e. Microbiology, Public Health) with knowledge of microbiology, infectious diseases and medical terminology, or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Certification in Infection Control (CIC) Three years of Infection Prevention experience, including experience with a data surveillance system. Prefer: Registered Nurse experience preferred Experience being responsible for large, complex databases, multi-hospital data, or health system infection prevention data Experience with Vigilanz Organization: Corporate, Various Locations Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Broomfield Department: SYS-Quality Assurance Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Job Posting: Mar 10, 2017, 7:28:52 PM FTE: 1.0 Allied Health
We reveal and foster God's healing love by improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Inspired by our faith,
•We will be distinguished as the premier person-centered health system and trusted partner.
•We will share accountability with clinicians and other stakeholders to coordinate care across all settin...gs and improve access, quality, health outcomes, and affordability.
•We will grow as community-based health networks to serve more people in partnerships with others who share our vision and values.
Caring Spirit - We honor the sacred dignity of each person.
Excellence - We set and surpass high standards.
Good Humor - We create joyful and welcoming environments.
Integrity - We do the right thing with openness and pride.
Safety - We deliver care that seeks to eliminate all harm for patients and associates.
Stewardship - We are accountable for the resources entrusted to us.