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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Infection Preventionist in Ogden, Utah

*Ogden Regional Medical Center (ORMC) is currently looking for a RN Infection Preventionist! *

*The RN Infection Preventionist * assumes responsibility in assisting with the facility’s Quality Performance Improvement activities. Responsible for the Hospital Infection Control program.

*Job Title: * RN Infection Preventionist

*Position Type: * Full Time Salaried/Exempt

*Job Duties: * *Responsible for assisting with the facility’s Quality Performance Improvement activities. Responsible for the Hospital Infection Control program.

*The Infection Control RN monitors the incidence of nosocomial infections and develops and implements policies and procedures to prevent cross-contamination.

*Duties include the education of hospital staff, physicians, patients and their significant others.

*The Infection Control RN serves as a resource person, utilizing the expertise of the Hospital Epidemiologist and the Administrator of Quality.

*In this capacity, this individual may deliver direct patient care. * Assists with and implementing and evaluating systems and measures governing the identification, investigation, reporting, prevention and control of infections and communicable diseases within the hospital, including both healthcare–associated infections and community-acquired infections. * Assists with coordination of Hospital Infection Control Program. * Consults for risks of acquiring and or transmitting infections within the hospital and community served. * Facilitates ongoing monitoring of the effectiveness of prevention and/or control activities. * Fosters positive environment and ensures effective communication flows between all necessary parties involved in the continuum of care. Follows the established chain of command. * In conjunction with the Director, coordinates all infection and control activities within the hospital. * Maintains a log of incidents related to infections and communicable diseases. * Provides assistance to departments in compliance with the Joint Commission, Risk Management, Safety, Medicare, Medicaid and related standards. * Serves as an interdepartmental liaison with individuals in every hospital department. * Supports and directs policies governing the control of infections and communicable diseases. * Takes necessary steps to prevent or control the acquisition and transmission of infectious agents. * Actively participates in hospital wide and departmental committees. * Able to prioritize, collect, display and distribute data.

While serving as a cornerstone amongst the northern Utah communities for the past 60 years, Ogden Regional Medical Center has created a deeply-rooted tradition of excellence and caring. The 240-bed facility provides a full spectrum of top-quality services, including a Level II trauma center, certified stroke center, cancer treatment center, alcohol and chemical dependency treatment center, and much more. Nationally recognized, Ogden Regional’s maternity care ranks in the nation’s top 5 percent, and its cardiology services include accreditation in echocardiography, atrial fibrillation, chest pain and heart failure.

As a cornerstone of our thriving community in Weber County, Ogden Regional Medical Center offers invaluable expertise gained from more than 60 years of delivering exceptional patient care. Our 232-bed hospital is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare. We are certified by the American Stroke Center, Joint Commission and Utah Department of Health as a Primary Stroke Center and have received a 5-Star rating two years in a row. (Healthgrades 2018-2019)

Ogden Regional sits at the heart of the mountains in Northern Utah, with more than six ski resorts within an hour's drive. Home of the 2002 Winter Olympics, Ogden offers the lure of outdoor living and the culture of city life. Plus, with a great university down the road and many schools within driving distance, this hospital offers a central location to meet the whole family's needs

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We are part of the HCA Healthcare network - which includes more than 300 affiliate facilities across the country – offering our colleagues the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and Ogden Regional Medical Center are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and our colleagues.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professionals like you to be a part of our team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!

We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. A few of the benefits we provide you: * Tuition Reimbursement * Full Medical, Dental, Life, Disability and Vision Insurance * 401k (3%-9% match based on tenure) * PTO * Employee Stock Purchase Plan * Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts * Employee Discount Program

We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity!

/We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status./

*Current Utah RN license in good standing (Compact RN - When a nurse changes primary state of residence by moving from one compact state to another, the nurse can practice in the new state on the former license for up to 90 days. The 90 days starts when the nurse becomes a resident in the new state). Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

*Associate Degree Nursing, Diploma RN, or BSN degree

*RN 3 years acute care experience or past Infection Control experience Preferred. Skills relating to quality audits, chart review, and quality improvement process are required by the position. Needs good computer skills, communication skills, and writing ability.

Job: *Quality Risk & Safety

Title: RN Infection Preventionist

Location: Utah-Ogden-Ogden Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06030-52581

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