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Infection Prevention & Control Clinical Nurse Consultant.

  • Permanent full-time position with fortnight with ADO
  • Relocation support may be available for the suitable candidate

About GV Health

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service. As the largest employer in the region, we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

It is an exciting time to join our GV Health team! We are currently in the midst of an exciting $229 million transformation of our Graham Street site, which comprises of a five-storey Inpatient Unit building, expansion of our current theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of the current Emergency Department.

To find our more information about GV Health please visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/

About the role

In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead a team of Infection Control Coordinators and be responsible for developing and coordinating multi-disciplinary activities related to infection control. You will be responsible for providing expert and timely advice on issues related to infection control for patients, staff and care givers. You will also be able to participate in hospital wide preparation and achievement of accreditation standards.
We are looking for applicants who have infection control experience and who can demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills. AHPRA registration is essential and as is an ability to work within a regional team environment.

Our offer to you:

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Chance to be part of a great multidisciplinary team
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave to help create some important work/life balance
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning & career goals

Great things happen here in Shepparton. If you would like to learn more about what it is like to work, live and play in the Shepparton region please click here. 

A relocation coordinator is available to support you if relocating to the region.

To apply please visit: https://gvhealth.mercury.com.au/Default.aspx and enter 10589

Applications close: 7 April 2021


 

Infection Control Co-ordinator

 32 hours/week

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated Registered Nurse to provide leadership and direction in Infection Control practices at Newcastle Private Hospital.

The position is responsible for providing leadership and direction in prevention and control of healthcare associated infections in an acute facility.

Newcastle Private Hospital is the largest private hospital in regional NSW.  With a focus on continual quality improvement and performance outcomes, we offer the highest standards of health care and technology.

This Infection Control portfolio will complement the strategic direction, daily operational processes and ensure the continued achievement of Accreditation for the hospital /facility.

This will be achieved through:

  • Coordinating and managing the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Infection Control procedures, practices and standards
  • Working closely with members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure contemporary infection control practices are maintained
  • Leading relevant Hospital Committees – Infection Control and Anti-Microbial Stewardship
  • Membership of the Healthscope Infection Control Working Party
  • Collecting, collating and analysing infection control data, key performance indicators (KPIs) and ACHS clinical indicators.

We are seeking a motivated leader who can support and guide all staff in all aspects of infection prevention, management and control in an acute hospital setting

Essential

  • Registered Nurse with current APHRA Registration
  • Certificate or Diploma in Sterilisation and Infection Control (or evidence of currently working towards achievement)
  • Recent experience in an acute hospital as an Infection Control officer
  • Extensive knowledge of National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSHSQ) Standards, specifically Standard 3 Preventing and Controlling Healthcare Associated Infection
  • Proven auditing and report writing skills

Desirable

  • Immunisation certificate (or evidence of currently working towards achievement)
  • Accredited Hand Hygiene Assessor

Enquiries to: Mary McGowan – Acting Director of Nursing  02 – 4941 8712

Infection Prevention and Control Clinical Nurse Consultant

Werribee Mercy Hospital (300-310 Princes Highway Werribee Victoria 3030)

An exciting opportunity for an Infection Prevention Clinical Nurse Consultant to join our team at Mercy Health. This key role reports to the Group Manager Infection Prevention, and will provide leadership and coordination of Infection Prevention practices to ensure compliance with best practice guidelines and National accreditation standards.

  • Permanent Full time position, part time may be considered
  • Working across 2 sites; Werribee Mercy Hospital and Mercy Hospital for Women
  • Clinical Nurse Consultant Grade 5 position
  • Provide a resource for Infection Prevention guidelines and policy
  • Through strong relationships with key stakeholders promote high level patient care outcomes
  • Coordinate Standard 3 audits including hand hygiene and healthcare associated infections and report to stakeholders
  • Dedicated and focused on identifying risks for patient and staff
  • Willingness to join a team committed to clinical excellence and continuous Quality Improvement

ABOUT YOU:

  • Registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse Division 1
  • Bachelor of Nursing and Post Graduate Qualification in Infection Prevention  (or working towards same)
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Accredited Nurse Immuniser, Hand Hygiene Auditor and HIV and Hepatitis C pre-test counsellor
  • Demonstrated expertise in Infection Prevention and Control
  • Knowledge of National standards and the Accreditation process.

If you have any queries regarding the position, please contact Karen McKenna, Group Manager Infection Prevention and Control, at KMcKenna@mercy.com.au or 0466 851 347.

If you wish to apply for the position, please follow this link. Applications close on Wednesday the 12th of March 2021.

Infection Control Nurse (Inspector)

An exciting opportunity to work in NSW health regulation!!

If you are a registered nurse with knowledge and experience in infection prevention and control, then this is the opportunity for you.

The organisation:

The Podiatry Council of NSW is the regulatory body that manages complaints about the conduct, performance and health of registered podiatrists, podiatric surgeons and students in NSW. The Council’s focus is on safe practice, maintaining public safety and minimising risk. The Council acts to prevent unsafe practice and has legal powers that enable them to do so.

The Position:

The Council is seeking experienced infection control nurses to undertake routine inspections of podiatry practices as part of its infection control program. The successful candidates will be appointed as an inspector (authorised persons under Part 8, Division 9 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (NSW)).

About you:

  • Have current registration with Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia as a Registered Nurse (Division 1).
  • Possess a high-level understanding of current infection, prevention and control standards.
  • Display strong interpersonal communication skills, particularly relating to face-to-face interaction.
  • Have demonstrated effective communication using information technology, written and verbal skills with the ability to identify key messages, issues and concerns when communicating with others.
  • Possess a demonstrated understanding of and the ability to practice in accordance with legislation, policies and within the scope of practice of a registered health practitioner.
  • Exhibit problem solving skills and utilise a multidisciplinary team approach in the planning, delivery and coordination of an infection, prevention and control service.
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of appropriate systems of care, evidence-based practice, quality assurance and improvement.
  • Have a current driver licence and access to a motor vehicle (for autonomous travel in NSW).
  • Able to travel throughout NSW to undertake routine inspections.

NB: Routine inspections are convened when required, and inspectors will be called upon on an ad-hoc basis.

How to apply:

If this sounds like you, click here to apply or for any further queries contact the Council at HPCA-PodiatryCouncil@health.nsw.gov.au

Position Summary

Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator

More information here

  • Be a strong IPC influence across our organisation
  • Role can be based in WA, SA, NSW or Victoria
  • Part time role – 4 days per week

 

Reporting to the Manger of IPC, the Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator will provide leadership and management support in relation to IPC across the organisation. It will implement and assist in the management of Silver Chain Groups’ IPC program and help create and sustain an environment which optimises the health and safety of our clients, employees, volunteers and others. It will also provide active support to the Manager, IPC, and contribute to the requirements of the IPC Committee, IPC link program and provide advice towards operational Management.

Position Details
Reference Number 12912
Position Title Infection Prevention & Control Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Organisation Board of Mgmt – Chairperson
Location Adelaide, Park Holme, Perth All, Richmond Road, Collinswood
Enterprise Agreement Classification National (Non Nursing) Enterprise Agreement 2017 – Business Support – Level 6
Salary $50.82
Hours 60

Role Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development, implementation and corrective actions as identified in the annual IPC Operational Plan and Risk Assessment.
  • Manage and report on employee/volunteer health management measures as outlined in the IPC program, and facilitate improvement measures that reduce risk of exposure to infectious pathogens and/or disease, reduce high risk behaviour(s), and poor compliance to IPC-related standards, policies, and related documents.
  • Provide co-ordination, support, mentorship and assistance to the Infection Prevention and Control Officer and the Infection Control Link Persons program.
  • Develop and present where applicable IPC reports to IPCC and designated operational management as required.
  • Collect, analyse, validate and report IPC-related data as per the SCG designated National Audit Schedule and other auditing undertaken as required.
  • Implement and monitor compliance measures and participate in requirements for national accreditation, licensing, and/or policy, regulatory or contractual requirements.
  • Lead or participate in performance improvement projects that address risks to clients and employee/volunteer, improve practice and compliance, seek to prevent and/or limit infections, communicable diseases and antimicrobial resistance.
  • Develop new, review/update, implement and monitor compliance to risk-based IPC policies, work instructions, and related forms, and seek appropriate endorsement as required.
  • Participate in self and others education and training by providing support, dissemination of IPC educational information and resources, development and delivery of educational programs and/or tools that relate to IPC principles, practices and precautions including IPC related training modules and coaching of the Officer, Infection Prevention and Control and designated Infection Prevention and Control Link Person staff.
  • Evaluate product and equipment suitability, and the required and reprocessing and storage requirements in line with relevant legislation and standards.
  • Assessment of plans for construction and/or renovation as required to address IPC-related risks in relation to applicable Business Units.
  • Provide active participation in assigned committees and other clinical service network group meetings requesting IPC involvement.

Under the Aged Care act 1997, successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory National Police Clearance prior to commencement.

 To be a successful candidate for this role you will demonstrate

  • At least three to five-years of collective experience working in an acute and/or community-based IPC program.
  • Demonstrated understanding of IPC risks and implications in a large and geographically diverse organisation, health and aged community care.
  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking and participating effectively in a team and collaborating across multidisciplinary services.
  • Demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills to provide line managers, team leaders and other staff with support and advice regarding IPC standards and guidelines.
  • Proven experience in accreditation processes including preparation for, participation in and demonstrated successful outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and participate in improvement projects and collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and evaluate IPC education, training and competency-based interventional programs.
  • Well-developed communication (written, oral and listening) and interpersonal skills to develop effective relationships, consult and collaborate with key stakeholders, and provide effective expert advice and support.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation and calendar management software in preparation of correspondence and effective documentation and presentations.
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills to identify risks and make recommendations

 

Benefits

  • Salary Sacrifice up to $15,889
  • Health Care benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements

How to apply

To submit your application, and to view a copy of the Position Description, click ‘Apply’ on this page 

Interviews may commence prior to advertising end date

About Silver Chain

Silver Chain is a not-for-profit organisation delivering community health and aged care services across Australia. Silver Chain helps people of all ages to receive the care they need so they can continue to live independently at home.

We have a proud history of serving Australians for over 110 years in Western Australia and more than 120 years as RDNS in South Australia and is the largest provider of in-home health and aged care in Western Australia. Providing the most comprehensive range of health and wellbeing support, from basic care all the way to Hospital in the Home, Silver Chain currently delivers services in Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria

Silver Chain is one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit health and aged care providers. Over the past year, we have helped more than 100,000 clients confidently live in their homes or communities by providing more than two million hours of care. With a reputation for innovation and leadership that’s been built over 120 years, Silver Chain is set for an exciting future – and we’d like you to be a part of it.

At Silver Chain Group, we recognise the positive contribution that a diverse workforce makes to our organisation and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates.

ACIPC Gold Sponsor SC Johnson are recruiting for three active roles across Sydney & Melbourne. To apply please contact Belinda Sartori Talent Advisor bsartor@scj.com

Key Accounts Manager – National End User Accounts  (Sydney)

At SC Johnson Professional™, we provide expert skin care, cleaning & hygiene solutions for Industrial, Aged Care and Healthcare users.  The company’s purpose is to bring innovative, quality products and services to professional markets that rethink how people and organizations experience skin care, cleaning and hygiene. This enables the implementation of best practice to deliver real benefits for customer in terms of cleaner, healthier and safer workplaces and public environments.  

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Sales Director, your role as a Key Accounts Manager is responsible for developing and executing the National End User Sales Plan to maximise business growth, across our key market sectors including Healthcare, Industrial, Manufacturing, Institutional and Commercial customers.

You will work closely with Procurement Managers, HSE Managers, End User decision makers, and Infection Control, providing support with joint tender development, tailored product training, contract pricing implementation and review processes.

This role will be a major contributing factor in growing the SC Johnson Professional account base, primarily via winning large end-user opportunities that will add value to both SC Johnson Professional and its key distribution partners.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Growth:Grow revenue by successfully gaining market share and implementing new products/services in new and existing large accounts. Develop, manage and execute the National Tenders calendar
  • Account plans:works with key stakeholders to define objectives and develop strategies for each key account
  • Relationships:develop strong professional relationships with key influencers and decision makers within large customers. Establish key strategic relationships with regional/national customers. Work closely with the SCJ Sales Director to establish and maintain national end user and distributor relationships by identifying and delivering solutions appropriate to customer needs. The role manages tender responses, bid reviews, pricing strategies, contract negotiation and contract management to best practice standards.
  • Deliver to promise:work closely with relevant internal functions to ensure the offers to the key customers are understood, supported and delivered as part of the SC Johnson Professional promise
  • Retention:ensure that SC Johnson Professional retains its share of the hand hygiene business within the key customer base across Australia. Actively farm CRM to leverage State based wins with National Accounts. 
  • Reporting: Manage and prepare reports as required in a timely and concise manner 

Experience & Skills Required

  • Key Account Management or National Business Development experience within at least one of SC Johnson professional’s core market sectors (Healthcare, Industrial, Manufacturing, Institutional, Food Processing and Commercial Facilities)
  • Developing and executing National End User Key Account plans
  • Proven success in sales cycle execution and consistently exceeding budget
  • Ability to demonstrate growth in existing National End User Accounts by expanding the range supplied to the Account/s
  • Proven success in writing Government & private sector Proposal & Tender submissions
  • Developing and conducting End User & Distributor Sales Rep product training
  • Proven successful communication and presentation skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline highly desirable

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Fully maintained company vehicle, fuel card & toll pass
  • Company credit card for business travel and customer entertainment expenditure
  • Company laptop, tablet, and phone 
  • Lucrative Commission scheme 

*Please note that his is an office-based role located in Lane Cove West, however regular inter-state travel is expected as required.

Apply
To apply please contact Belinda Sartori Talent Advisor bsartor@scj.com Please note – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

At SC Johnson Professional, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

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Territory Sales Executive – Health & Aged Care (Sydney)

At SC Johnson Professional™, we provide expert skin care, cleaning & hygiene solutions for Industrial, Aged Care and Healthcare users.  The company’s purpose is to bring innovative, quality products and services to professional markets that rethink how people and organizations experience skin care, cleaning and hygiene. This enables the implementation of best practice to deliver real benefits for customer in terms of cleaner, healthier and safer workplaces and public environments.  

The Opportunity

In this role you will be responsible for driving new business development activity and supporting existing accounts.  It will be your role to promote the DEB product range by sharing the value and mission of total hand protection and hygiene and cleaning solutions- sharing the corporate story and solutions behind the global brand! 

About you

  • Current / previous field based business development and account management experience selling products into Aged Care and Healthcare sectors
  • Experienced in dealing with the Infection Control / Procurement departments within the Hospital and/or Aged Care setting ideal
  • Demonstration of a successful track record  in developing new business and growing sales revenue 
  • A consultative sales professional with expertise in ‘solution’ selling to customers
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills 

Remuneration and Benefits

Competitive salary package will be offered to the right candidate inclusive of:

  • Fully maintained company vehicle, fuel card & toll pass supplied
  • Generous Commission scheme 
  • Company credit card for business travel and customer entertainment expenditure is supplied
  • Company laptop, tablet, and phone is supplied

Apply
To apply please contact Belinda Sartori Talent Advisor bsartor@scj.com Please note – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

At SC Johnson Professional, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

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Sales Executive – B2B Industrial, Manufacturing & Food Processing Sectors (Melbourne)

About us

At SC Johnson Professional™, we provide expert skin care, cleaning & hygiene solutions for industrial, institutional and healthcare users.  The company’s purpose is to bring innovative, quality products and services to professional markets that rethink how people and organizations experience skin care, cleaning and hygiene. This enables the implementation of best practice to deliver real benefits for customer in terms of cleaner, healthier and safer workplaces and public environments.  

The Opportunity

In this role you will be responsible for driving new business development activity and supporting existing accounts within the Industrial & Manufacturing sectors for the South East Melbourne Territory.  It will be your role to promote the DEB Professional product range by sharing the value and mission of total hand protection and hygiene and cleaning solutions sharing the corporate story and solutions behind the global brand! 

Skills and Experience Required

  • Strong territory management experience focusing on new business development opportunities selling products into the Industrial sectors i.e, Heavy Industrial, Manufacturing, Transport & Food Processing
  • Demonstration of a successful track record  in developing new business and growing sales revenue 
  • A consultative sales professional with expertise in ‘solution’ selling to customers
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills 

Remuneration and Benefits

Competitive salary package will be offered to the right candidate inclusive of:

  • Fully maintained company vehicle, fuel card & toll pass supplied
  • Generous Commission scheme 
  • Company credit card for business travel and customer entertainment expenditure is supplied
  • Company laptop, tablet, and phone supplied

Apply
To apply please contact Belinda Sartori Talent Advisor bsartor@scj.com Please note – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

At SC Johnson Professional, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.