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Location: 7700 S BROADWAY, Littleton, 80122
The role you'll contribute:
Responsible for the collaborative approach and implementation of an entity specific facility-wide infection prevention and control program. Reports to the entity Director of Quality and Patient Safety Officer.
The value you'll bring to the team:
Plans, develops, implements, administers, and evaluates the Annual Infection Prevention Plan and programs for entity.
Ensures all regulatory requirements are continually complied with including the public reporting of hospital acquired infections, reportable diseases, and other data as requested. Develops, implements, and evaluates annual entity Infection Prevention Risk assessments – then facilitates the setting, prioritizing, meeting, and evaluating of aligned infection prevention specific goals.
Responsible for integrating the infection prevention and control program into all applicable organizational components/functions by way of consultation, participation at meetings, and the establishment of effective communication and reporting systems with hospital leaders and associates.
Maintains Hand Hygiene Compliance as a top Infection Prevention goal for the entity with monthly reports to the entity Board through the Quality Reporting Structure.
Educates physicians and other practitioners on the system-based causes for infections, collaborates with medical staff in the review of hospital acquired infections, identifies, and engages with physician champions, and develops and implements standardized yet flexible evidence-based programs that support effective infection prevention and control strategies.
Oversees the activities of the entity specific Infection Control committee and participates in representing the entity for other committee requiring infection prevention stakeholders.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Bachelor’s degree in healthcare, related field.
Five (5) years of clinical or related experience.
Certification in Infection Control (CIC) from the Certified Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC) required within 6 months of eligibility for certification (Colorado State Requirement).
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.