Infection Preventionist

Elevating the Possibility of U at UCHealth
UCHealth is a special place and it requires a special type of person to work here. We are committed to attracting exceptional people who possess a rare combination of talent, drive, and intellectual curiosity. They are the people who naturally gravitate toward our culture, our geography, and our passion for discovery -- ambitious people for whom UCHealth isn't just a career, but an elevated state of mind.
This is a full time day shift position, 80 hours bi-weekly
Summary ? Infection Preventionist
Coordinates, implements and evaluates the organization's infection prevention and control program.
Job Duties
Coordinates the development and evaluation of the organization's infection prevention and control strategies, policies, and planning.
Collects and performs statistical analysis, interpretation and dissemination of healthcare acquired infection data, including risk assessment, surveillance priorities, and outcomes analysis.
Monitors local, state and federal regulations and ensures compliance with accrediting and regulatory agencies' standards and requirements.
Assists with the development of educational resources and initiatives. Monitors research and developments in the field of infection prevention and control to identify best practices.
Certified in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology (CBIC) preferred.
5 years of relevant experience
Bachelor's degree in Epidemiology, Nursing, Microbiology, Medical Technology or related field.
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.
Join Us. Together We Improve lives.
The University of Colorado Health (UCHealth) system recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.
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