Care Counsellor Nurse
Hôpital général juif
Montreal, Canada
8d ago

Job Status : Permanent- Full time

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Job Category :

Nursing (Nurse, Nursing Assistant, CPNP, etc.)

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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.

Responsibilities :

  • 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
  • Requirements :

    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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