Job Status : Permanent- Full time
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Job Category :
Nursing (Nurse, Nursing Assistant, CPNP, etc.)
Number of positions available :
Posting Start Date : 2018-05-14
Posting End Date : 2018-05-28
Salary scale : 25.37 à 46.33$ / h
Job Description :
SECTOR : - Infection Prevention and Control
Permanent full time
The Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) service is an integral part of the west-central montreal integrated university health and social services center.
As a member of this service, the IPAC nurse facilitates infection prevention and control activities and is considered a change agent with the primary goal of reducing the risk of hospital acquired infections.
The IPAC nurse directly reports to the IPAC Manager and will be assigned a designated portfolio.
Develops, coordinates and performs surveillance activities of significant microorganisms and other healthcare associated infections
Conducts post-exposure investigation and coordinates stakeholder engagement in outbreak management
Participates in the development, communication and implementation of IPAC policies and procedures, current best practice guidelines and applicable standards
Provides consultative advice, feedback and report to internal and external stakeholders regarding surveillance data, investigations, audits and issues of IPAC significance
Provides ongoing education to patients, staff, physicians and volunteers
Participates in quality improvement initiatives and implements infection prevention and control recommendations as determined by the Infection Prevention and Control Committee.
Participates in the service IPAC on-call rotation.
Other duties may be assigned based on current needs and as a part of risk mitigation strategy
Please submit a cover letter with your curriculum vitae
Member of the Order of Nurses in Quebec (OIIQ);
Bilingual : English / French;
Bachelor’s degree in nursing required, Masters’ degree preferred;
Current registration with the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology is preferred.
Registration to a graduate level micro program in IPAC is encouraged
Demonstrates strong knowledge and experience in areas of infectious diseases, microbiology, epidemiology, statistics, asepsis;
disinfection / sterilization; construction and adult education
Demonstrated skill in teaching and strong written communication skills
Proficiency in the use of computer databases, spreadsheets and literature search
Ability to work independently, self-directed and able to effectively lead and provide support to clinical & non-clinical teams to manage complex situations
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary team environment
Self-directed, well-organized and detail-oriented
Will be required to attend a university Introduction to Nosocomial Infection Control and Prevention course (PCI) (3 credits) in the first year of employment.
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