DEPARTMENT: Infection Prevention and Control Services
CONDITIONS: Temporary Casual for approximately 3 months
SHIFTS: Days (Occational Evenings / Nights / On-Call as required)
Scale Minimum Maximum
NONU $41.25/hr $49.45/hr
To support the strategic goals and objectives of the corporate Infection Prevention and Control Program.
To provide Infection Control expertise within the Queensway Carleton Hospital.
To conduct necessary monitoring and analysis of data for the purpose of identifying, reporting and making recommendations related to Infection Control Issues.
To assist the other members of the Infection Control team with the development and implemenation of all functions and activities of the corporate Infection Prevention and Control Program.
Monitor admissions and microbiology data for recognition of infections, epidermiologically important organisms, sentinel events, environmental risks and/or communicable diseases for immediate review and investigation.
Review patients charts for supporting evidence related to infections, communicable disease and clusters/outbreaks of infections or unusual occurrences.
Maintain and analyze surveillance data records.
Investigate problems and provide timely, evidence-based recommendations and reports.
In consultation with the Infection Control Director, develop and implement surveillance systems, compile and interpret data and provide analysis of effect.
Collect and disseminate information on designated reportable diseases to the City of Ottawa Health Department
Provide on-going consultation and expertise for OHSS issues/concerns and to individual hospital staff members regarding communicable diseases.
Complete additional project work or policy development as assigned.
Demostrates QCH values: accountability, innovation, respect.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Certificate of Registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO)
Minimum of five years experience in a health related field
Knowledge of computers, microbiology, immunology, epidemiology and statistical analysis
Experience in a key leadership role
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and with respect in an oral and written format with patients, colleagues, and other health care disciplines
Demonstrated teaching and mentoring skills
Infection Control Certificate (CIC)
Hospital Infection Prevention and Control Experience
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