Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Specialist (RN) – Burnaby

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    7 hours ago
  • Category:
    Nursing

Looking for a job that will allow you to combine your clinical expertise and your proven leadership skills? We have the position for you! We can offer you an exciting opportunity for an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Specialist (RN) to work in our Burnaby community.

Fraser Health is BC’s largest and fastest growing health authority. Over 25,000 employees, 2,900 physicians and 8,000 volunteers provide services that range from acute care to community-based long-term care, home, mental and public health to 1.8 million people – 1/3 of British Columbia’s population.

Twelve acute care hospitals, BC’s first dedicated outpatient care and surgery centre and a wide range of services in public health, home health, mental health and long-term care facilities – all within Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. Known as one of the most desirable place to live in the world, these dynamic communities along with inspiring scenery and easy access to an abundance of outdoor activities provide an amazing quality of life.

We have a positive and compassionate work environment where you can bring your real passion for nursing to the role and be part of our rapidly thriving team. Fraser Health is experiencing unprecedented growth and now you can be a part of a busy and exciting team.
Build on your career experience by:

    •Collaborating with operational and clinical leaders to provide leadership and expertise •Planning and implementing initiatives for policy and process development, education and implementation •Leading culture change initiatives designed to improve quality of care, service utilization, safety, and risk reduction •Reviewing and resolving impact assessment of systems and making recommendations •Providing leadership in the development of client safety and risk indicators, alert systems, and other risk prevention strategies •Developing communication strategies and engagement opportunities •Providing consultation, guidance, and support to interprofessional teams on policies and protocols •Ensuring IPC standards are implemented in compliance with local, provincial, and federal legislation

Your background includes:

    •Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) •Three (3) years’ recent relevant clinical experience in an acute or community setting, including two (2) years’ relevant experience in a designated clinical area •Completion of post graduate course work and/or certification applicable to the designated clinical area •Valid BC Driver’s License; access to a vehicle for business related purposes

This role is a newly created full-time position in Burnaby, BC. Burnaby is centrally located within the rapidly growing metropolitan area of the Lower Mainland. It is among Vancouver’s most attractive suburbs – a major urban centre offering all the benefits of proximity to the city without the high cost of living. Burnaby highlights many breathtaking lakes, forested mountain parkland, an ocean beach, rivers, parks and botanical gardens, major sports fields, golf courses, bicycle and walking trails, a major commercial town centre and high density residential areas.

A career at Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are eminent in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Join our dedicated team of health care providers in this dynamic and rewarding role!

Apply today and take the next step in your career, so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. Join Fraser Health where we value diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.