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COORDINATOR INFECTION PREVENTION

Company: The Valley Health System
Location: Henderson
Posted on: July 9, 2024

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About Henderson HospitalHenderson Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of acute care and specialty hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in Henderson, NV, the acute care hospital offers emergency care, surgical services, including an outpatient surgery center, cardiovascular care, women's health and maternity services, including a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, outpatient wound care and two freestanding emergency departments – the ER at Green Valley Ranch and the ER at Cadence. It is accredited as an Advanced Primary Heart Attack Center, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and as a bronze-level Geriatric Emergency Department (GEDA). Henderson Hospital has also been honored by The Leapfrog Group as a Top General Hospital, a Top Teaching Hospital and earned the "A" Patient Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group during its last 12 award cycles. In spring 2024, Henderson Hospital was also named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Fortune and Premier's PINC AITM. The hospital opened in 2016. Henderson, Nevada: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada's second largest city with more than 302,000 residents. Our city is pleased to be recognized as the Second Safest City in America by Forbes magazine and three times named to MONEY magazine's list of "Best Places to Live in America." Our favorable tax structure, award-winning health care locations, accredited parks, police and fire departments all contribute to these accolades setting our community apart. While our city has grown to host a variety of metropolitan cultural arts and nationally recognized special events, we retain our small-town values and atmosphere. Annual events and local parades are still held in the Water Street District, our original "main street." Our community also celebrates the grand openings of local businesses, accomplishments of our youth and contributions of our centenarians. With numerous parks, mixed-use shopping areas, master-planned communities and senior living neighborhoods, Henderson is a place where all can live, learn, work and play. Henderson is not just a place to live, but truly a place to call home. Job Description:Responsible for assisting with implementation and maintenance of the Infection Control Program's hospital's surveillance. Serves as a resource to all hospital departments, participating in identified projects or groups related to Infection Control. Qualifications

Shift: FULL TIME DAYS Education:Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Clinical Microbiology or other health related science required. Master's in Nursing, Education, Edpidemiology, Public Health, Clinical Microbiology or other health related science preferred. Experience:Two (2) to five (5) years clinical experience in health related field required. One (1) year experience in Infection Prevention or epidemiology preferred. Technical Skills:Computer proficiency to include word processing, spreadsheet and database. License/Certification:Current State of Nevada license in Nursing, Medical Laboratory Sciences, or other related health science if applicable. Eligible to become certified in Infection Prevention within two (2) years of employment. Other:Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department. EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: The Valley Health System, Henderson , COORDINATOR INFECTION PREVENTION, Other , Henderson, Nevada

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