• Provide of support and mentorship
• Education and mentor
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations
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. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.
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
The Senior Infection Control Clinical Nurse Consultant works closely with the Manager of Infection Prevention and Control to oversee the Infection Control Program at Peninsula Health. A core aspect of the role will be to work with the current Senior CNC in the implementation and oversight of the Infection Prevention and Control Program for Rehabilitation, Ageing, Pain and palliative Care Services (RAPPS) and Carinya Residential Aged care facility, and Community Care services including providing expert infection control support to Private Residential aged care services if required. The position will also involve oversight of the infection surveillance activities across all sites and support for the current Clinical Nurse Consultants.
What You Need
We anticipate you will have:
• Post Graduate qualifications in Infection Control or Equivalent
• Minimum 3 years previous experience in Infection Control
• Sound knowledge of NSQHS and other national standards relating to Infection Control
• Gold standard hand hygiene auditor
If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us – the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.
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.
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This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.
Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.