Hospital Infection Control Manager

A new and exciting opportunity has just opened up in this Southwest Colorado hospital for an Infection Control Manager. Join this strong health system, and lead the hospital to continued excellence of patient safety and outcomes.

This hospital has built a strong reputation in Southwest Colorado for excellent patient care and outstanding services. The Infection Control Manager will join a Hospital that has a Trauma Center and is known for its world-class healthcare by providing personalized and exceptional patient care. It is recognized as a Top 100 Hospital for orthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety. This hospital has been rated for five stars for overall hospital quality and has received ‘A’ grades multiple times for patient safety by the Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Infection Manager will play a key role in the facility’s continued success and in maintaining the success it has already achieved.

Reporting to the Nurse Director of Quality and Patient Safety Officer, the Infection Control Manager will lead and direct the Hospital-Wide Infection Prevention Program. This person will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with doctors, nurses, and other hospital personnel, as well as infection experts from outside organizational boundaries.

The Hospital Infection Manager oversees the Infection Program which involves routine activities that address surveillance, observation, monitoring, and evaluation; epidemiological investigation and evaluation; consultation; and education. Both Nursing and Medical Lab Scientists will be considered, and CIC is preferred.

Southwest Colorado is known for its black canyons, pastel deserts and mesas, glistening sapphire lakes, and wide expanses of stunning red rocks. The Hospital Infection Manager can go hiking and explore much of the wild and beautiful backcountry. Enjoy skiing or golfing in the resorts of Crested Butte, Durango, or Telluride. Visit Dunton Hot Springs Resort in the San Juan Mountains of the Colorado Rockies for hand-hewn log cabins exquisitely furnished, saloon serving high quality food, trails followed by pampering massages, and sensuous hot springs beneath the snow banks. Explore fabulous restaurants in the city of Cortez such as The Farm Bistro or pop into some local vineyards for their special vintages. You’ll find that Southwest Colorado offers an exceptional quality of life, small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round recreation opportunities such as camping, river sports, and more.

This Hospital pays competitively and comes with a comprehensive benefits package. The Infection Control Manager will also enjoy strong packages for health insurance, paid time off, and sick leave.