Centennial Hills Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of six acute care hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in northwest Las Vegas, the 336-bed hospital offers a wide range of healthcare services including emergency care, surgical services, cardiovascular and neurological care, women’s health, maternity and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, and specialty programs in stroke, chest pain, orthopedics, advanced wound care and hyperbaric medicine, and outpatient physical therapy.
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.
Education Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, Clinical Microbiology or other health related science required. Master’s in Nursing, Education, Epidemiology, 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.
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