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Provincial Health Services Authority
260-1770 W 7th Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada)

Phone: 604-675-7477
Web: http://www.phsa.ca

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Infection Control Practitioner


Job ID: 55754
Job Views: 289
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Job Category: Nurse
Employment Type: Part time
Posted: 10-06-2017

Job Description

The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates selected specialty and province-wide health care services across BC, working with the five geographic health authorities to deliver province-wide solutions that improve the health of British Columbians. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

 

Infection Control Practitioner
Reference #62783

Regular Part-Time (0.60 FTE)

Wage: $39.16 to $48.00 per hour

Work Shifts: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Work Hours: 0800-1600
600 West 10th Avenue

Vancouver, BC


The Infection Control Practitioner collaborates with the Corporate Director, PHSA Infection Prevention & Control Services and has an active role in the prevention, surveillance, and control of infections; and implements and evaluates policies, procedures and programs for infection prevention and control within the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). The Infection Control Practitioner also collaborates with the Agency Specific Infection Control Committees and the PHSA Infection Prevention and Control Committee (PIPCS). Maintains liaison with PHSA Agency Administrators, Nursing and Patient Care Services on operational and professional matters.

 

 

Qualifications:

Education, Training and Experience

  • Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree plus a minimum of three (3) years' recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Recognized post graduate Infection Control education and/or certification (Certification Board for Infection Control). 
  • Expectation that certification will be obtained within two years of start of employment, if not currently certified.
  • The Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (with the exception of Public Health and Preventative Nurses). 

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a personal computer and applicable software.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, teaching and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, organize work and set priorities.
  • Ability to access and critically review literature.
  • Ability to coordinate, implement and evaluate educational programs.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to handle unexpected situations calmly and in a professional manner.
  • Good negotiating skills.


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External applications will be accepted until this position has been filled.  

 

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:http://jobs.phsa.ca

 


PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. 






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