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Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner, Registered Nurse

Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner, Registered Nurse

Competition #: 01427749
Employee Type: PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: NICOLA VALLEY HEALTH CTR
Department: RIH INFECTION CONTROL
Reports To: MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $42.25 – $51.78
Close Date: AUGUST 20, 2020*
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Position Summary
If you are a Registered Nurse (RN) who is experienced in Infection Prevention and Control practice, then prepare to join our innovative and growing team at Interior Health.The Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner (ICP) promotes excellence in infection prevention and control practice and education, through the application of clinical skills combined with specialized infection prevention control practice and knowledge; within a patient and family centered care model.

The ICP utilizes risk management and continuous improvement methodologies in leading programs and providing expert advice. Acting as a specialty education resource with a wide ranging client base including; patients, physicians, nurses, health care leaders and health services. The ICP provides consultation, collaboration, advocacy and teaching in infection prevention and health promotion best practice and epidemiological principles.

As this position covers Rural, Acute and Long-term Care in Merritt, Lillooet, Ashcroft, and Lytton, a valid Class 5 vehicle license and use of a reliable vehicle are required.

Interior Health offers a work environment conducive to your personal growth and career development; including access to progressive clinical resources, a network of skilled multidisciplinary professionals and exciting work opportunities and initiatives; in locations that enable you to truly maximize your work-life balance.

We offer relocation assistance, a comprehensive benefits’ package, pension plan and excellent vacation entitlement. If you have completed or are enrolled in an IPAC recognized Infection Control course and have outstanding clinical, critical thinking and communication skills; apply today and join our leading health organization!

Qualifications
Graduation from an approved School of Nursing with current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP)
3 years’ recent relevant clinical experience in an acute or community setting, including 2 years’ relevant experience in a designated clinical area, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Completion, or current enrollment in an approved IPAC Canada sponsored and endorsed Infection Control course
Current Certification in Infection Control (CIC) with the Certification Board for Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC), or expectation that Certification in Infection Control (CIC) will be obtained within 2 years of hire
Knowledge of the interrelationships between Acute, Residential, Community Health and Public Health Resources in the health delivery system
Strong working knowledge of program development and implementation and performance measures
Valid Class 5 vehicle license requiredWe invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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