Organization: Kittitas Valley Healthcare
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Date Job Posted: January 12, 2021
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Coordinator - Employee Health/Infection Control - Full Time (40 hours/week)
603 S Chestnut St, Ellensburg, WA 98926, USA
KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics and services provided include family medicine, internal medicine, a geriatric nurse practitioner program, home health and hospice, physical therapy, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, women's health, and urgent care.
Kittitas Valley Healthcare expects all employees to uphold our Vision & Mission. The KVH Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles can be found at https://www.kvhealthcare.org/about-us/mission-vision/.
Responsible for developing, coordinating, facilitating and implementing employee health and infection control program activities for Kittitas Valley Healthcare (includes all employees and services related to the hospital, outpatient, home and clinic care) at the direction of the Lead Coordinator of Employee Health. Particular focus on training and facilitating medical staff, leadership, and employees to incorporate the principles of patient safety, infection control and quality into their everyday work. Responsible for collecting and facilitating highly confidential and sensitive staff and patient information. Demonstration of a high level of confidentiality is essential to this position. Collaborates with KVH Workplace Health in employee health services for KVH personnel, including volunteers, student interns and contracted workers, coordinating services with Human Resources. Maintains secure health records for all services delivered. Responds to all employee health related queries. Collects and disseminates data on hospital acquired infections, and directs preventative efforts through compliance monitoring of best clinical practices. Conducts surveillance of multidrug resistant organisms.
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Wage: Wage range starts at $36.67/hour. Actual wage will be based on years' of applicable experience.
FTE: 1.0 = 40 hours/week
Schedule: Primarily weekdays, may occassionally take weekend call.
Union Status: This is a non-union covered position