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Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner, Registered Nurse

Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner, Registered Nurse

Competition #: 01430606
Employee Type: RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: BCNU
Facility: ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Department: RIH INFECTION CONTROL
Reports To: MANAGER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage: $42.25 – $51.78
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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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.

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 competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, pension plan and generous employer paid vacation and sick time in addition to coverage for long-term disability and relocation assistance may be available.

If you have completed a an IPAC recognized Infection Control course and have outstanding infection control experience, clinical and critical thinking skills; apply today and join our leading health organization!

Community Profile: Kamloops is one of BC’s sunniest cities and home to 90,000 residents. Kamloops offers affordable housing, a large selection of restaurants and stores, a lively arts scene and a full range of businesses. Close proximity to Sun Peaks resort and the surrounding landscape of rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands means unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor activities.

Qualifications
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).
Three (3) years’ recent related clinical experience in an acute or community setting, which includes two (2) years’ recent experience working directly with infection control processes (such as, outbreak management, surveillance, routine practices and additional precautions) and activities such as research, adult learner instructional design, facilitation of work teams/projects and quality improvement initiatives.
Completion of a recognized infection control course (such as, IPAC Canada Novice, UBC Basic IPAC, Queens Basic IPAC, Centennial College Basic IPAC) or Certification in Infection Control (CIC®).
Valid Class 5 vehicle license required.

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

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