Job Posting
part time Nursing - Oncology at Hospital
Prince George, British Columbia
Job ID: 5145

Infection Control Practitioner

BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.
BC Cancer is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Patients first • Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose.

Infection Control Practitioner
Reference # 67196
Temporary Part-Time (0.60 FTE until Feb 2019)
Wage: $39.71 to $48.67 per hour
Prince George, BC

The Infection Control Practitioner collaborates with the Corporate Director, PHSA Infection Prevention & Control Services and has an active role in the prevention, surveillance, and control of infections; and implements and evaluates policies, procedures and programs for infection prevention and control within the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). The Infection Control Practitioner also collaborates with the Agency Specific Infection Control Committees and the PHSA Infection Prevention and Control Committee (PIPCS). Maintains liaison with PHSA Agency Administrators, Nursing and Patient Care Services on operational and professional matters.

Example of Duties/Accountabilities:
• Monitors compliance of patients, staff and visitors with effective infection prevention and control policies and procedures including good medical asepsis and standard precautions.
• Develops and implements policies and procedures relating to infection prevention and control for review by the Corporate Director and approval by the PHSA Infection Prevention and Control Committee PIPCS as well as agency specific Infection Control Committees.
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with the community at large, including the Public Health Department, Sexually Transmitted Disease Control, Tuberculosis Control and the BC Centre for Disease Control.
• Represents Infection Prevention & Control Services, participating on committees as the Infection Control consultant on issues such as Employee Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Supply and Equipment, and Housekeeping Services.
• Prepares and delivers Infection Control in-services to new employees and to nurses, physicians, medical residents, and medical students on an agency-wide basis.
• Prepares and delivers ongoing in-service education programs to hospital employees on issues such as standard precautions, preventing the spread of communicable diseases, and cleaning and disinfection.
• Participates in the assessment, selection and monitoring of new equipment as it relates to infection prevention and control.

Education, Training and Experience
• Current practicing registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC).
• Bachelor of Nursing Degree plus a minimum of three (3) years’ recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• The Employer will equally consider an equivalent combination of education, training and experience (with the exception of Public Health and Preventative Nurses).
• Recognized post graduate Infection Control education and/or certification (Certification Board for Infection Control).
• Expectation that certification will be obtained within two years of start of employment, if not currently certified.

Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a personal computer and applicable software.
• Effective leadership, interpersonal, teaching and communication skills.
• Ability to work independently, organize work and set priorities.
• Ability to access and critically review literature.
• Ability to coordinate, implement and evaluate educational programs.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Ability to handle unexpected situations calmly and in a professional manner.
• Good negotiating skills.

We invite you to apply by clicking on the “Apply Now” button where you can register for the first time or enter your Username and Password in order to re-access your profile on our system.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

For more information on all that the PHSA has to offer, please visit:

For more information on the agency that you are interested in, please visit:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities

Site Type

Position Type
Term – Part Time

Application Process
Please submit your profile for details on the application process for this vacancy.

Last Refreshed
This vacancy was last refreshed on on March 23, 2018.

Nursing - Oncology
British Columbia
Employment Type
part time
Infection Control Practitioner. BC Cancer is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality fr...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Qualification Requirements
Diploma of Nursing 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Street Address 1
Street Address 2
City / Town
Prince George 
Postal / Zip Code
Institution Description
Institution Size (Beds)
Institution Website
Community Description
Community Size
Community Website
Geographic location may be approximate
Apply Online
Login or create your applicant account to apply for this position online or for further application details.
Your privacy is very important to us. Your personal information is protected according to our Privacy Policy.
Original Post
Login or create your applicant account to access the link to the original post.
Your privacy is very important to us. Your personal information is protected according to our Privacy Policy.
| |
« Go to homepage
Report a major issue with this posting   
Recommend to an associate
Published on 2018-02-14
Edited on 2018-02-14