For the past 145 years, St. Mark’s Hospital has provided a full-spectrum of healthcare services to Salt Lake City and its surrounding communities. As Utah’s first hospital, St. Mark’s team members uphold a rich tradition of patient-centered, top-quality care. With 317 patient beds and 1,500 employees and volunteers, St. Mark’s thrives on treating patients as if they’re family. Such compassionate care is achieved by collaboration, kindness and state-of-the-art care.
Nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, St. Mark’s sits in a picturesque and ideal location. From our hospital doors it’s a quick commute to Salt Lake’s urban and cultural benefits, and only a short drive to outdoor adventures and Utah’s glorious national parks.
St. Mark’s is part of HCA’s network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country. HCA and St. Mark’s are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.
You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our dynamic healthcare team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!
Benefits and Compensation:
We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include;
Medical and Dental
Flex spending, life, disability
Employee Discount Program
Employee Stock Purchase
Student loan repayment.
We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity!
The Director of Infection Prevention is responsible to direct and coordinate the Hospital Infection Control Program. This will include development and implementation of polices governing the control of infections and communicable diseases. Will be responsible to develop, implement and evaluate systems and measures governing the identification, investigation, reporting, prevention and control of infections and communicable diseases within the hospital, including both healthcare–associated infections and community-acquired infections. Provides assistance to departments in compliance with the Joint Commission, Risk Management, Safety, Medicare, Medicaid and related standards. Acts as the liaison for Infection Control Services with Department of Health, Utah Hospital Association, HCA Clinical Services and Mountain Star Division as applicable. Oversees and assumes accountability for departmental operational, productivity and capital budgets. We are looking for a passionate patient safety advocate who can lead by example, influence and collaboration to effectively execute the Infection Prevention program at St. Mark's Hospital and lead us toward a successful Joint Commission survey in 2020.
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.
Current BSN or Master's Degree in Public Health
Three (3) to five (5) years experience in infection prevention
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Utah or Master's in Public Health.
Knowledge of data abstraction, collection, aggregation, analysis, display techniques, and basic statistical methods – Ability to communicate effectively with medical staff and hospital personnel. Knowledge of computer technology and Microsoft Office.
About HCA Healthcare MountainStar - St Mark's Hospital
St. Mark’s Hospital
As a cornerstone of our thriving community in Salt Lake County, St. Mark’s Hospital offers invaluable expertise gained from delivering exceptional patient care since 1872. Our hospital is dedicated to providing high–quality healthcare. We meet that standard through changes in upgrading technology and advanced procedures. While these changes may be constant, our tradition of caring and healing will never fade.
317 licensed beds
More than 600–physician medical staff
More than 1,500 employees & volunteers
80,000–plus outpatient visits per year
15,000–plus inpatient admissions annually
More than 15,000 surgeries performed annually
More than 3,500 deliveries annually
High–quality performance and recognition
Accredited by The Joint Commission