Manager Infection Prevention and Control Unit – Permanent Full Time – Frankston Hospital

· Provide Strategic Direction and Lead Best Practice Initiatives
· Mornington Peninsula Location
· Permanent Position with Salary Packaging Benefits

Who We Are and What We Stand For
Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing
Peninsula Health is seeking a Manager of Infection Prevention and Control to manage and develop the Infection Prevention and Control Program and Employee Immunisation Services across Peninsula Health.

The service will promote the vision and goals of Peninsula Health and the best practice ideals of infection prevention and control to the Mornington Peninsula and surrounding regions.

Key Responsibilities
• Ensure a high level of service is delivered at all times
• Provide strategic direction for the Infection Prevention and Control Unit based on the recommendations from the Department of Human Services state-wide Infection Control audit report including the development of an annual operations plan to be submitted for Infection Prevention Committee approval
• Manage the Infection Prevention and Control Unit team and service, and oversee the day to day management of infection prevention across the health service

What You Need
We anticipate you will have:
• Registered Nurse with current Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia – AHPRA registration with demonstrated level of experience or demonstrated Post Graduate experience
• Post Graduate qualifications relevant to Infection Prevention and Control
• Experience with Infection Control at a senior or manager level
• Accredited Nurse Immuniser
• Victorian DH HIV accredited counsellor

What Next
If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us – the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements
Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:
https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.

Selection Criteria

Desirable: Registered Nurse with current Nursing and Midwifery Board Australia – AHPRA registration with demonstrated level of experience or demonstrated Post Graduate experience
Desirable: Post Graduate qualifications relevant to Infection Prevention and Control
Desirable: Experience with Infection Control at a senior or manager level
Desirable: Post graduate qualifications in speciality areas (Peri-operative, Critical Care, Midwifery, Education)
Desirable: Accredited Nurse Immuniser
Desirable: Certificate 4 Workplace Training and Assessment or extensive education experience
Desirable: Project Management experience

Contact Person – Trista King – 97848575

Closing date – 17/1/2021

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Clinical Nurse Educator – Infection Prevention and Control (524994) (LGH)

Clinical Nurse Educator – Infection Prevention and Control
Department of Nursing
Launceston General Hospital
Tasmanian Health Service

Salary: $99,736 to 106,036 p.a. plus superannuation and access to salary packaging.

If you’re looking for a rewarding job with an excellent work-life balance in a beautiful part of the country, come to Tassie!

The Tasmanian Health Service seeks a Clinical Nurse Educator to join the Infection Prevention and Control Unit at the Launceston General Hospital.

The role of the Clinical Nurse Educator – Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is to:
• Develop, implement and evaluate infection control education programs.
• Promote and facilitate infection control workforce planning.
• Build capacity, in conjunction with the IPC team, for quality improvement activities to address unwarranted clinical variation.
• To liaise and consult with members of health care teams, in line with Infection Prevention and Control policies, practice and legal requirements, to provide safe quality patient care.

As the successful Clinical Nurse Educator – IPC you will be working within a dynamic and supportive team of infection prevention and control practitioners. You will maintain a high degree of autonomy in your practice and be accountable for the effective and efficient management of infection prevention and control education within the hospital environment.

Life in Launceston offers an enviable lifestyle with affordable real estate; quality education system, stress free commuting, exceptional food and wine, a vibrant café and arts culture and all the entertainment and services needed to contribute to a great work/life style balance. Add to this the convenience of being a one hour flight away from Melbourne and easily accessible world heritage wilderness and pristine beaches on your doorstep.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Fiona De Sousa by calling (03) 6777 6669 or email fiona.de.sousa@ths.tas.gov.au

Applications close: 18th January 2021.

Vacancy No: 524994

To view the full Statement of Duties and to apply visit www.jobs.tas.gov.au

 

 

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