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Job details

Location
Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Salary
AU$50.93 - AU$54.93 per hour + plus super
Job Type
Part Time
Ref
BBBH36888_1626163974
Contact
Mardi Steven
Contact email
Email Mardi
Contact phone
02 8877 8738
Posted
17 days ago

Job details

Location
Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Salary
AU$50.93 - AU$54.93 per hour + plus super
Job Type
Part Time
Ref
BBBH36888_1626163974
Contact
Mardi Steven
Contact email
Email Mardi
Contact phone
02 8877 8738
Posted
17 days ago

Infection Prevention and Control Manager
Registered Nurse - Level 3

  • Perm Part-time role - 32 hours per week
  • Working across 2 hospitals
  • Infection control
  • Based in Launceston, Tasmania
  • Up to $52.53 per hour plus super

Purpose of the role:

The Infection Prevention and Control Manager is a senior leadership role and is responsible for the coordination and management of infection prevention and control practices including:

  • Ensuring all services provided meet best practice standards, to prevent the spread of infection thereby ensuring that the risk for patients and staff acquiring infection is minimized;
  • Providing expert knowledge and advice regarding the prevention and management of diseases/ complications caused by microorganisms;
  • Providing clinical education, information and orientation regarding infection control to all clinical staff, other hospital staff and patients as required and in partnership with education team;
  • Maximise patient, staff and visitor safety through effective clinical governance and review, risk management, quality improvement and infection prevention and control systems using contemporary evidence based practices;
  • Providing leadership to promote clinical and operational strategies in line with the local services plan and the Infection Prevention & Control Management Plan;
  • Promoting an effective working relationship between the Infection Prevention & Control Unit, Clinicians and the Executive team
  • Being responsible for auditing and monitoring infection control and hand hygiene data, interpreting results and reporting these results and corrective actions to Executive and other areas as required

Essential Criteria:

  • Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse/ Midwife
  • Post graduate qualification relevant to Infection Prevention & Control
  • Current Immunization/Vaccination Certificate or working towards
  • Working with Vulnerable People Check
  • Considerable recent experience in infection control practice within an acute care setting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills, the ability to challenge status quo and show initiative
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
  • An understanding of epidemiology of hospital acquired infections
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with nursing teams, medical practitioners and other key stakeholders
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of the National Standards for Safety and Quality in Healthcare, relevant legislation, regulations and policies and procedures

If you meet the essential criteria for the role and would love this challenge then please email your coverletter and CV through to Mardi Steven in WORD format

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