Kansas City, Missouri

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a AVP of Infection Prevention you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA MidAmerica Division that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

 

At HCA, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
How we build better communities.
 
 

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a AVP of Infection Prevention where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued?  If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

 
About this unit:
 
  • This position will be located in HCA MidAmerica Division office in Overland Park, Kansas
  • Team-oriented and fast-paced environment serving a diverse patient population
  • Maintains a very good relationships with other departments and HCA facilities
  • Intensely focused on a culture of compassion and quality care
  • Some travel will be required
 
Responsibilities:
  • Under supervision of the VP of Quality and the Chief Medical Officer, this position is responsible for the general daily operation and performance of Infection Prevention for the MidAmerica Division.
  • Leads the continuing development of an infection prevention and control infrastructure across the division.
  • Insures that resources are leveraged to maximize support of the hospitals and achievement of goals.
  • Facilitates the growth of division and hospital knowledge regarding infection prevention and control, patient safety, quality, and related areas, including the dissemination of “best practices” across the division.
  • Leads division-wide standardization in targeted process improvement initiatives, and evaluate success through pre-established criteria.
  • Leads proactive patient safety activities to create hospitals that are high reliability organizations, as reflected in reduced errors, elimination of unsafe processes, and increased involvement of staff and physicians toward a culture of safety
  • Contributes to the achievement of business and financial goals through optimal division performance in infection prevention, quality and patient safety.
  • Interfaces with appropriate personnel at HCA to leverage corporate resources, programs, tools, and methodologies for benefit of division hospitals.
  • Collaborates with and supports hospital infection control practitioners and quality directors to achieve top ranking in national and state publicly reported data initiatives
  • Participates in regular analysis of division infection rates, quality, risk performance data, and plan steps for ongoing improvement.
  • Work with Division CMO, Division VPQ, Division CNE and Division Director of Data Management to support data analysis, reporting, and outcomes improvement.  Contributes to ongoing enhancement of division quality reporting methods and dashboards.
  • Continuously monitors and evaluates quality outcomes for patient care across the division, while noting trends, and identifying and prioritizing opportunities to improve.
  • Assists facilities in building a proactive infection control program in conjunction with the Quality Department by implementing tracer teams responsible for identifying processes that are non-compliant with Joint Commission, CMS and other regulatory requirements.


Qualifications


  • Clinical licensure, preferably RN
  • Certified Infection Control
  • Master's degree   MHA, MBA, MSN, or related field (or near degree completion) required
  • 5+ years of experience in infection control and prevention
  • Management experience preferred

At HCA MidAmerica Division, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human lifeHCA MidAmerica division consists of 13 hospitals in Missouri, Kansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana with approximately 2,500 beds. 

 

HCA MidAmerica is part of HCA, one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. Though HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include 177 hospitals and 119 free-standing surgery centers located in 21 states and in the United Kingdom, we are all part of one incredible story about 270,000 talented and diverse colleagues, united in a mission to care for and improve human life. We are grounded in a culture that is patient-focused and compassionate, and we are supported by an organization whose unique scale unlocks possibilities.

 

HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

 

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our AVP of Infection Prevention. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

 

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


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Kansas City, Missouri

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