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Infection Control Practitioner

Posting Number 1265738

Looking for a job that will allow you to combine your clinical expertise and your proven leadership skills? Do you have experience working with infection control processes? Are you passionate about building an engaging environment that supports and challenges others to achieve their goals? If you've answered yes then we want you to keep reading.

Fraser Health an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace is BC’s largest and fastest growing health authority and continues to be recognized as one of the top Employers in British Columbia. Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Infection Control Practitioner. This position will be focused on supporting infection control for rehabilitation units at Queens Park Care Centre and other facilities across the Fraser Health region

In this position you will facilitate the implementation, operations and maintenance of the infection control program for Fraser Health (FH).

Build on your education and career experience as you:

  • Conduct infection surveillance involving data collection, documentation, analysis and reporting.
  • Identify problem areas and infection risks.
  • Review processes and other contributing factors to evaluate root cause of infections.
  • Recommend both immediate interventions as well as sustainable corrective action.
  • Provide orientation, education, mentorship to other IPC Practitioners, educators, healthcare providers, support and volunteer services.
  • Provide expertise at the sites for alerts, outbreaks and on outbreak management calls following established procedures and protocols
  • Provide consultation and acts as a resource to healthcare professionals, third party providers, and patients and families on infection prevention and control issues, policies, standard and methodologies.

To join this dynamic team you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant health science discipline.
  • Three (3) years recent related clinical experience.
  • Completion of Certification in Infection Control (CIC) or one years’ recent experience working directly with infection control processes, policies, activities.
  • Completion of, or current enrollment in, an approved IPAC Canada sponsored and endorsed Infection Control course.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields.
  • Excellent opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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