You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a System Infection Prevention Surveillance Specialist.
Youâ™re generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your voice, because your opinion matters.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
System Services is our Corporate Headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado and is located within the Oracle campus. SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the well-being of the people we serve.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a System Infection Prevention Surveillance Specialist you need to know how to:
Apply specialized, clinical knowledge to infection prevention data: monitoring, identify, investigate, categorize, summarize, patient electronic medical records.
Apply appropriate statistical techniques which are used to describe the data, calculate rates/ratios, and critically evaluate significance of findings; assists in the preparation of statistical reports.
Assist with care site monitoring and reporting of infection related trends.
Ensure quality submission of all care site infection prevention data in specified registries or measure data repositories, maintaining a high accuracy threshold.
Participate in epidemiological investigations of significant clusters of infection above established standards and of unusual isolates.
Prioritize, organize, and meet tight deadlines for multiple concurrent tasks and team requests; uses tact and judgment to manage expectations, flag obstacles and propose solutions in a timely manner.
Navigate new technical systems: electronic medical records (EMR), registry/case entry tools for NHSN, CMS, etc. Data mining software (i.e., VigiLanz, Tableau, etc.). Use team resources to troubleshoot technical issues with systems and applications with a focus on solutions.
May be required to be placed on-call during a regularly scheduled shift.
Qualified candidate may work 100% remotely
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Masterâ™s Degree in Public Health, required
Bachelorâ™s Degree in healthcare related field (i.e., Nursing, Microbiology, Public Health), required
Completion of National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Surveillance Course and APIC Epi 101 Training Courses; or completion within six (6) months of hire, required
Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse License, Medical Technologist or other related health field, required
Current licensure or certification related to clinical specialty, required
Current certification in Infection Control (CIC) or ability to obtain within one (1) year upon hire (required within six (6) months of eligibility for certification â“ Colorado State requirement), required
Minimum of five (5) years of Infection Prevention experience, including experience with a data surveillance system as well as leadership (managerial responsibilities) of others, required
Your next move.
Now that you know more about our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20006069
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.