Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator (RPN) - Full Time

Alexander Place Hamilton, ON

Join Our Team As An Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator!

Jarlette Health Services is a family-centric organization that has built a tradition of excellence in making an outstanding difference in the lives of the residents, families, employees, and communities it serves. As a proudly Canadian organization, with 14 Long Term Care Homes and 7 Retirement Lodges across Ontario, Jarlette Health Services has established itself as an industry leader with over 50 years of experience in the dynamic senior care sector.

At this time, we are looking for passionate, results-driven individuals to join and grow with our team. Jarlette Health Services is proud to offer competitive wages, benefit packages and career advancement opportunities. The Infection Control Coordinator, is accountable and responsible for providing infection and prevention control expertise and leadership in the implementation of program initiatives and deliverables; developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating infection control programs as well as building capacity internally and externally to detect and manage infection prevention and control (IPAC) issues while serving the needs of resident, families and colleagues.

Ideal Candidate Traits & Qualifications

  • Successful completion of a University Degree in Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Registered Practical Nurse or a related field or approved equivalent combination of education and expertise.

  • Certification through IPAC Canada preferred

  • 1 year experience in Long Term Care (Gerontology) preferred

  • 2 years experience of relevant infection prevention and control related experience with a comprehensive understanding of IPAC practices and program service delivery. 

  • Demonstrated skills in program planning, implementation, evaluation and ability to contribute to continuous quality improvement in relation to infection prevention and control

  • Ability to conduct effective infection risk assessments, problem solving, and conflict resolution to respond to issues with tact, diplomacy and professionalism

  • Must demonstrate an active interest in ongoing education

  • Must be computer literate

  • Must demonstrate strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills

Please note, employment with Jarlette Health Services will be contingent on receipt of a current Criminal Reference Check, including Vulnerable Sector Screening. Jarlette Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and will accommodate individuals with disabilities through each stage of the recruitment process. Should you require an accommodation, please let us know.

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