Infection Control Coordinator


Full Time opportunity – 76 hours per fortnight

We are seeking an experienced, positive and enthusiastic Infection Control Coordinator to join our North Shore Group comprising of Castlecrag, Hunters Hill and North Shore Private Hospitals.

About the Role

As the Coordinator, you will be responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating an effective infection prevention and control program across the group. You will also provide direct leadership and act as a resource for all clinical and non-clinical departments related to the prevention and management of risk associated with infection control.

About You

To succeed in this role, you will possess a high level of clinical expertise and an understanding of measurement and monitoring for safety and quality, with a proven ability to analyse and use data for system improvement. You will also have a proven ability to consult and collaborate with multiple teams whilst delivering organisational outcomes.

You will also bring:

  • Current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Three (3) years post-graduate experience in an area of specialty
  • Demonstrated ability to act as a positive role model
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • High level of verbal and written communication skills including demonstrate ability to provide formal education and discussion within peer groups
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel

Desirable:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Quality or Management or related field
  • Qualification in Infection Control practices and/or previous experience in infection prevention activities, or a strong interest in Infection Control practices and willingness to learn
  • Member of the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control or equivalent
  • Nurse Immuniser Certificate / qualifications
  • Experience in facilitating change and/or adopting new concepts
  • Hand Hygiene Gold Standard Auditor Certificate
  • Demonstrated knowledge / experience in National Clinical Indicators and other quality projects.

Why Ramsay?

  • Flexible work practices to best match your work/life balance
  • Professional Development – Grow your career across our national network!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Industry discounts across private health insurance, retail services, financial services and more.

About Us

The North Shore Group comprising of Castlecrag, Hunters Hill and North Shore Private Hospitals, is operated by Ramsay Health Care, a global operator of private hospitals and primary care clinics with 73 Australian sites employing over 30,000 people. Ramsay focuses on maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, being an employer of choice, and operating its business according to The Ramsay Way philosophy: "People Caring for People".

How to Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Please click the Apply button within this ad to lodge an application (applications should include CV and a cover letter addressing the criteria above).

Our commitment to quality and safety for our patients, staff and visitors is our highest priority. Applicants will be required to provide a current (12 months or less) National Police check and persons in patient contact roles will be required to provide proof of immunity to specified infectious diseases prior to commencement.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact Louise Cubis, ADCS on 02 8425 3063

Close Date: Friday 14 February 2020