Summary: Develops Environmental Services infection control goals, standards, plans, and programs which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days. This position can be based out of the UCHealth facility closest to you in Fort Collins, Aurora, or Colorado Springs.
Responsibilities: Ensures Infection prevention policies and procedures required by changes at a Location, best practices, or regulatory requirements are communicated and disseminated to EVS vendor services.
Performs statistical analysis, interpretation and dissemination of healthcare acquired infection data, including risk assessment, surveillance priorities, and outcomes analysis in a collaborative fashion with local entities..
Develops ATP testing program following EVS vendor services best practices, CDC guidelines, as well as UCHealth goals. Partner with the UCHealth infection prevention team to achieve desired results and review products and best practice.
Develops education and training opportunities to EVS Vendor services directed at interventions to reduce infection risks.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Epidemiology, Nursing, Microbiology, Medical Technology or related field.
Certified in Infection Control (CIC) by the Certification Board of Infection Control & Epidemiology (CBIC).
Experience in EVS, preferably in healthcare.
Experience managing projects of varying sizes
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Internal Number: 22440
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