West Hills, California

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


About HCA

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA Healthcare) is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes 166 hospitals and 114 outpatient centers in 20 states and England.  At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies.

At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. We put our patients first and affirm the unique worth of each individual. Exceptional healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other.  

Benefits

At HCA Healthcare, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a customizable plan. You will have the ability to enroll in several medical coverage plans including vision and dental. You can even select additional a la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, and flexible spending accounts for medical childcare needs, participate in our tuition reimbursement program and student loan repayment.

Mission and Values

Mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve.

Vision: We are committed to being the community's most trusted resource for health, and a regional destination for care.

 

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. Health grades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission.

We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Epidemiologist/ICP is a qualified individual with knowledge of CDC guidelines and definitions of nosocomial infections, JCAHO standards, federal and state regulations, and occupational health.  She/he is responsible for assisting with the administration of the Infection Prevention and Control Program, which includes the identification, investigation, reporting, prevention and control of nosocomial infections among patients and personnel. She/he is responsible for assisting with coordination of in-service programs related to infection prevention and control.    

 

Reports To:  Director Infection Control

Qualifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Certificates/Licenses: 

  • Minimum 1 year experience working in Infection Control/Epidemiology. 
  • Member of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, with Certification in Infection Control (CIC) preferred. 
  • Bachelor degree in nursing or related field preferred.
  • Working knowledge of microbiology, epidemiology, infectious diseases, aseptic techniques and current practices. 

 

Language Skills: 

  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills are required.
 

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. 

Notice

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West Hills, California

HCA Serving Those Who Have Served Us So Faithfully.

Guided by the principle that quality care begins with the warmth, compassion, and positive attitude of our employees, HCA has consistently proven to be the nation’s leading healthcare provider with the widest range of employment opportunities.

Since our founding over 40 years ago, HCA has grown in size and services with over 280 affiliate facilities in 20 states and England. Our family of nearly 190,000 strong is dedicated to developing innovative strategies and practices to better the human condition.

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Expert care, ethical conduct, innovative technologies, and best practices are the core of our resources. Through these, we strive to deliver high-quality, cost-effective, community-centric health care for approximately 18 million patients annually.

HCA has over 7000 open requisitions in hospitals, diagnostic, outpatient and business operations across 20 states in the U.S.

Our employment opportunities fill job classes in both patient care and business support services. While a majority of positions account for clinical backgrounds, HCA has many opportunities in supply chain and logistics, IT, engineering and technical, administrative and managerial, sales, finance and accounting, environmental, plant ops, HR and many more.

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