Infection Prevention & Control Lead

An opportunity exists for a motivated individual with a continuous improvement mindset to join the Infection Control department as an Infection Prevention & Control Nurse in an ongoing part time capacity (24 hours per week).
Job Details
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Department: Moyne Health Services
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: South West - Moyne
Reference: VG/MHS-QS-IPCN-NOV21
Closing Date: 07-Dec-2021
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Infection Prevention & Control Nurse.pdf (PDF, 131KB)


Contact: Susan Denney
sdenney@moynehealth.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About the Role

As an Infection Control Nurse with MHS you will:

  • Act as a resource & advisor on infection control issues for the organisation, ensuring safe and appropriate infection control management is maintained throughout all areas.
  • Ensure all care delivered across Moyne Health Services is undertaken using current Infection Control best practice guidelines and techniques.
  • Provide leadership regarding requirement of infection control management
  • Ensure reflective practice is part of the development, maintenance and prevention of infection control measures for the consumer's needs.
  • Ensure Infection Control program demonstrates consistent practices that meet the Infection control guidelines and Accreditation requirements.
  • Demonstrate involvement as the Infection Control Nurse at Committees by providing a monthly activities report for meetings
  • Be 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 through VICNISS in regard to surveillance of infectious diseases for Acute and Aged care services.
  • Assist with the delivery of ongoing education to staff within the Health Service.

About You

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • Certificate in Infection Control (or willingness to undertake study)
  • 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 Standards and Aged Care Standards
  • Continuous quality improvement mindset

About Us

Moyne Health Services is a public, not for profit, integrated healthcare service that helps meet community healthcare needs in Port Fairy and surrounding districts in the Moyne Shire. Employing more than 200 people, MHS operates a 12 bed acute hospital, 2 Aged Care Residences with a total of 82 beds, Accident & Emergency, primary and community care services, social support group programs and Allied Health Services.

How to Apply

Applications are to be submitted online via the Careers section on our website https://moynehealth.vic.gov.au by COB 7th Dec 2021 and should include a cover letter, resume and responses to key selection criteria (refer to position description). The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a police record check and provide evidence of immunisations in accordance with Department of Health guidelines before employment commencement.

For specific enquiries regarding the role, please contact Dr Susan Denney on (03) 5568 0148 or sdenney@moynehealth.vic.gov.au

Our Purpose: Best Care – Every person, every time

Our Values: Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence

(C.A.R.E.)

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