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Infection Prevention Program Manager

at Centura Health

Posted: 4/8/2019
Job Reference #: 9862
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Job Description

  • Requisition ID2019-9862
    Department
    SMC QUALITY MANAGEMENT
    Facility
    SMC-ST MARY-CORWIN MEDICAL CTR
    Location
    US-CO-Pueblo
    Shift
    Days
    Work Type
    Full-Time
    FTE
    1.000
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Welcome to Centura Health

    Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

    Flourishing Begins Here

    You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

    The Infection Prevention Program Manager is 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.

    What You Bring/Job Requirements

    In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

    • Five (5) years of clinical or related experience, preferred
    • Knowledge of Adult learning concepts.
    • Meeting or project facilitation skills.
    • Ability to create and present quality data using tools such as Microsoft Office.
    • Excellent communication, problem-solving, statistical and analytical abilities.
    • Knowledge in epidemiological principles.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare or related field required.
    • 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)

    Physical Requirements - Sedentary Work (prolonged periods of sitting and exert up to 10lbs force occasionally)

    Note: This position serves both St. Mary Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo (working on campus 3 days per week) and St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City (2 days per week).

    Your Connected Community

    When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

    For more than 135 years, St. Mary-Corwin has cared for the people of Pueblo and the surrounding southern Colorado communities. Driven by a commitment to Pueblo and our healing ministry, St. Mary-Corwin is focused on its core areas of clinical strength: Cancer Care and Orthopedic Services. This concentration enables St. Mary-Corwin to serve the southern Colorado region with high-quality, high-value care for generations to come. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado, including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more.

    St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25-bed acute care facility, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communities. St. Thomas More offers 24-hour emergency and trauma services including inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and a community blood bank. We’re proud to have a 5-star rating for joint replacement and be ranked among the top 15% in the nation for total joint replacement by Healthgrades (2008 to 2016). Our board-certified physicians specialize in emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery and osteopathic treatment. Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located about 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the mouth of the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state’s best hiking, wildlife and river sports like rafting and fishing.

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