Job Posting
full time Other Healthcare at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital
Trail, British Columbia
Job ID: 5889

Summary
Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner

We are currently seeking confident, motivated and experienced Infection Prevention and Control Practitioners to join our team of healthcare professionals based at the Kootenay Boundary Hospital.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner (ICP) assists in promoting excellence in infection prevention and control practice and education through the application of practice standards and specialized infection prevention control knowledge and skills.
The ICP assists in promoting excellence in infection prevention and control practice and education through the application of practice standards and specialized infection prevention control knowledge and skills. The ICP uses quality improvement methodologies and epidemiological principles as a basis for program planning and implementation.

As a resource in infection prevention and health promotion, the ICP’s client base may include patients/residents/clients, families, front-line staff, managers, ancillary support staff, volunteers, medical staff, administrators and others. The incumbent will provide consultation and information that is research based and includes application of best practice in support of the client.

The ICP is responsible for contributing to excellence in client-centered care. This is accomplished through collaborative planning and organizing of activities necessary to meet Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) standards in the assigned departments, programs, facilities and sites fulfilling functions of health service, education and research.

If you have outstanding problem solving and critical thinking skills, excellent communication and are ready to join our leading healthcare organization; then we would love to chat with you about opportunities at Interior Health.

Apply today and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Site Type
Hospital

Position Type
Full-Time

Hours of Work
Full time

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Last Refreshed
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Summary
Specialty
Other Healthcare
Region
British Columbia
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner. We are currently seeking confident, motivated and experienced Infectio...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Remuneration
Remuneration
 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
Other Incentives: Comprehensive Benefit Package 
Qualification Requirements
Education
 
Experience
 
Certifications
Graduate from an approved program
Bachelor's Degree in a relevant health science discipline such as Med Lab Science, Medical /Clinical Microbiology, Epidemiology, or related field. Three (3) years' recent, related infection prevention and control clinical experience.
Current registration with governing professional association (i.e. CSMLS).
Current certification in Infection Control CIC® (Certification Board for Infection Control)
Knowledge of the interrelationships between Acute, Residential, Community Health and Public Health Resources in the health delivery system.
Strong working knowledge of program development and implementation and performance measures.
Valid Class 5 vehicle license required. 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital 
Street Address 1
 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Trail 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
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Published on 2018-05-07
Edited on 2018-05-07