Enterprise Surgical Schegistrar I

York, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 74221

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Director-Infection Control Program, supports infection prevention and control activities for the System. Manages various aspects of day to day operations required for a successful infection prevention program.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Collects and analyzes data related to infection prevention and control.
  2. Reviews medical records and abstracts data for the purpose of monitoring quality of cares as it relates to infection prevention.
  3. Prepares agenda and reports for the Infection Control Committee.
  4. Performs various clerical duties for Infection Control as directed including but not limited to: sends notices and arranges for meetings, etc; types agendas and minutes; answers the telephone, take messages and communicates messages appropriately.
  5. Handles confidential information in a discreet manner and files confidential information appropriately.
  6. Reviews reported infections and generates patient notification letters IAW Act 13 and Act 52.
  7. Coordinates special projects as directed and prepares reports and records as directed.
  8. Promotes and contributes to a positive, problem-solving environment and is able to complete projects in a timely and dependable manner.
  9. Maintains established hospital and departmental policies and guidelines, objectives, quality improvement program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  10. Enhances professional growth and development of self and others through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.
  11. Assists in developing, implementing and evaluating education programs for staff and students, and educational resources for patients and families.
  12. Represents department at Environment of Care Rounds.
  13. Performs Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA) on construction projects.
  14. Supports director with time sheet management database (KRONOS) on a weekly basis.
  15. Supports director with departmental budget in addition to ordering Corporate Infection Control.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1-2 years Healthcare Related field
  • Minimum Education:
    • Associate’s Degree
  • Preferred Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Related field
  • Required Certification:
    • Registration with National and local APIC Chapter within 180 days of hire
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)