Job Number 207241 Facility Banner Thunderbird Medical Center Shift Day Department Banner Thunderbird Medical Center - Infection Control-Hosp Position Type FT: Full-Time Street Address 5555 West Thunderbird City & State US-AZ-Glendale Posting Category Other
Congratulations! On Oct. 3 rd 2017, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center has become a Level I Trauma Center! If you're looking to leverage your abilities to make a real difference – and real change in the health care industry – you belong here !
The Infection Prevention Departments at Banner Health facilities are committed to connecting the science of infection prevention and epidemiological practices to the people we serve: patients, healthcare workers, visitors, volunteers, and the community. We are seeking a seasoned and professional Infection Preventions Program Director to join Banner's infection prevention team at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center in Glendale, AZ! The potential candidate will be responsible for oversight and manpower of a small infection prevention team/activities at the facility level to achieve regulatory requirements and improve patients' safety.
Qualified candidates must:
Have a Masters in Public Health (MPH), Masters in Business Administration (MBA) or master's degree in other healthcare related field or Bachelor's degree in healthcare related field and experience equivalent to master's degree.
Have a certification in Infection Control (CIC).
Have a proficiency level typically attained with 5 years' experience in infection prevention or diseases surveillance experience in a public health setting.
About Banner Thunderbird Medical Center Nonprofit Banner Thunderbird Medical Center opened its doors in 1983 and has been growing ever since to meet the health care needs of the communities it serves in northwest metropolitan Phoenix. Today, the 555-bed hospital - one of the largest hospitals in the state - is annually ranked as one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix metropolitan area by US News & World Report and enjoys a reputation as the preferred provider of care to children and adults in the area in consumer preference surveys. The tertiary care hospital provides everything from routine to advanced, specialized care to both adult and pediatric patients. Specialized services include cardiology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, neurosurgery, robotic surgery, stroke care and a women and infants services program. Additionally, in partnership with top-ranked MD Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Thunderbird also offers state-of-the-art cancer care. Banner Thunderbird is certified as a Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center and features a 35-bed Level III neonatal intensive care unit that cares for babies of high-risk pregnancies and those born prematurely. Banner Thunderbird is also home to the only pediatric intensive care unit for seriously ill or injured children in the area. If you would like to contribute to truly leading edge caring, we invite you to bring your experience and skills to Banner Thunderbird.
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system incl...udes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many locations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.