Infection Control Practitioner I – Long Term Care

  • Company:
    University Health Network
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    11 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Position: Infection Control Practitioner I – Long Term Care
Site: Across All UHN Sites
Department: Infection Prevention and Control
Reports to: Manager
Salary Range: $68,110 – $85,137 per annum
Status: Temporary Full-Time (1 Year)
As an member of the Infection Prevention and Control Unit, the Infection Control Practitioner I works in the capacity of support to meet the needs of an evolving infection and prevention practice.
The principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to: performing surveillance activities within the UHN Long Term Care Hub and Spoke model to facilitate preventing and controlling outbreaks of infection; acting as a resource for associated clients, providing support services on an on-call basis including occasional evening and weekend on-call; providing education and training to internal and external care providers and other staff members; performing continuous Quality Improvement responsibilities; participating in professional development and education activities/programs to ensure excellence in the provision of Infection Prevention and Control services at UHN; performing cross-functional and/or other duties consistent with the job classification, as required
At minimum, completion of a Bachelor’s Degree program
Bachelors of science degree in Health or allied Health Sciences, or recognized equivalent
Minimum four (4) years of relevant experience
Experience in designing and conducting research with advanced statistics capabilities preferred
Teaching experience
Community and Hospital Infection Control Association (CHICA) Canada member is required
Experience working in a Hospital or long-term care facility or public health facility
Certification from the Certification Board of Infection Control (CBIC) preferred
Current license or registration from appropriate bodies (i.e. College of Medical Laboratory Technologists, College of Nurses of Ontario, etc.)
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent time management skills
Exercise initiative and good judgement
with ability to multi-task
Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills
Computer skills and familiarity with multiple software programs is
Ability to establish an effective working relationship with others
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and/or departmental policies
Compliance with confidentiality requirements
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
POSTED DATE: Feb 18, 2021
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN’s attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.