Infection Control Nurse

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Department: Moyne Health Services
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Moyne
Reference: VG/1352666
Closing Date: 21-Sep-2018
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: Fixed Term
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Dolly Gahlout

Position Details

Infection Control Nurse (Part Time, Fixed term position)

About the opportunity

An opportunity exists for a motivated individual to join the Infection Control Department as an Infection Control Nurse to cover for planned leave (from 15th July 2019 to 22nd September 2019).

Your role will involve:

  • Acting as a resource person on infection control issues for the organisation, ensuring safe and appropriate infection control management is maintained throughout all areas.
  • Ensuring all care delivered across Moyne Health Services is undertaken using current Infection Control best practice guidelines and techniques.
  • Providing leadership regarding requirement of infection control management
  • Ensuring reflective practice is part of the development, maintenance and prevention of infection control measures for the consumer's needs.
  • Ensuring Infection Control program demonstrates consistent practices that meet the Infection control guidelines and Accreditation requirements.
  • Demonstrating involvement as the Infection Control Nurse at Committees by providing a monthly activities report for meetings
  • Responsible for collection, collation and reporting of statistical information relating to Infection Control
  • Coordinate & report on Internal & External audit outcomes and follow up any recommendations.
  • Meet all reporting requirements of Department of Health and Human Services through VICNISS in regard to surveillance disease management and infection control for Acute and Aged care services.
  • Assist with the delivery ongoing education to staff within the Health Service.

We're looking for:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency as a Registered Nurse
  • Diploma in Infection Control will be desirable
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge and skills relevant to infection control regulations and clinical practice guidelines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in relation to National Safety and Quality Health Service Accreditation Standards, Aged Care Standards and Community Common Care Standards as well as reporting requirements for Acute and Aged care sectors.
  • Satisfactory National History Criminal Check

About Moyne Health Services:

As a rural health service, Moyne Health Services provides a range of integrated, person-centred care that helps meet community needs. We have a proud history and a bright future. Our Values C.A.R.E. (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence) are key to who we are and reflects our culture and traditions. We pride ourselves in our people and their contribution in delivering holistic healthcare to our community.

Benefits of working with Moyne Health Services include:

  • Friendly values based working environment
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Exciting career paths
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work life balance provisions
  • Wide range of specialties for clinical staff
  • Staff health and Wellbeing Program
  • Access to Gym

Enquiries and applications to:

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Dolly Gahlout on (03) 55680180 or Email:

Application closes on 21st September 2018.

How to Apply?

Applications must be submitted online and need to include: an application letter and Curriculum Vitae.

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