Infection Prevention and Control Practitioner – BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Provincial Health Services Authority

An infection Prevention and Management Practitioner

BC Psychological Well being and Substance Use Providers

Port Coquitlam, BC

The An infection Prevention and Management (IPAC) Practitioner studies into the Coordinator/Scientific Supervisor, IPAC and works in collaboration with IPAC Medical Leads for the medical applications throughout a number of websites inside PHSA. The IPAC Practitioner has an energetic function within the prevention, surveillance, and management of well being care related infections; and implements and evaluates insurance policies, procedures and applications for an infection prevention and management throughout the Provincial Well being Providers Authority (PHSA) of BC. The IPAC Practitioner collaborates with the medical program IPAC committees, medical operational groups and the organization-wide IPAC group. The IPAC Practitioner additionally maintains liaison with the leaders throughout the group and throughout the medical applications on operational {and professional} issues. It is a multi-site place that might be anticipated to hold out duties at numerous websites all through PHSA.

What you’ll do 

  • Monitor and audit compliance of departments, sufferers, guests, workers, contracted suppliers, college students/residents, and volunteers with efficient an infection prevention and management insurance policies and procedures together with routine practices and precautions.
  • Monitor utility and compliance of IPAC practices in all inpatient models, outpatient models and program service areas, and acts as a member of the interdisciplinary group whereas discussing and downside fixing numerous IPAC points associated to affected person motion, isolation, outbreaks, and so on.
  • Act as a medical useful resource to supply a finest follow, customary method to IPAC associated practices in all medical areas by coverage, schooling, session, auditing and QI.
  • Present within the second schooling to sufferers, guests, workers, contracted suppliers, college students/residents, and volunteers on an infection prevention and management subjects and points.
  • Take part in improvement and supply of ongoing education schemes to workers, contracted suppliers, college students/residents, and volunteers on points akin to routine practices, stopping the unfold of communicable ailments, and cleansing and disinfection.
  • Signify IPAC by collaborating in acceptable committees because the IPAC marketing consultant on points akin to Worker Well being, Occupational Well being and Security, Provide and Tools, Building, and Environmental Cleansing Providers.
  • Set up and preserve efficient working relationships with the group at giant, akin to Public Well being Division, Tuberculosis Management and the BC Centre for Illness Management.
  • Participates within the evaluation, choice and monitoring of latest tools because it pertains to an infection prevention and management.
  • Seek the advice of concerning planning renovations/building to make sure an infection prevention and management requirements are included into design.

What you deliver

  • Commencement from an authorised College of Nursing with present practising registration as an RN or RPN with the British Columbia Faculty of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
  • Minimal of three (3) years’ current associated expertise or an equal mixture of schooling, coaching and expertise.
  • Acknowledged put up graduate An infection Management schooling and/or certification (Certification Board for An infection Management).
  • A sound BC Driver’s License and entry to a car for enterprise associated functions, as required.
  • Journey exterior of current geographic space and/or in a single day journey could also be required, and might be compensated in accordance with relevant collective settlement language.
  • Word: For sure services, you could require regularly up to date data of adjustments and developments within the follow of psychiatric nursing and of relevant Federal and Provincial laws (the Legal Code of Canada, Forensic Psychiatry Act, the Psychological Well being Act, the Freedom of Info and Safety of Privateness Act, the Younger Offenders Act, Public Trustee Act, and so on.

Additionally, you will have:

  • Efficient management, interpersonal, instructing and communication expertise.
  • Good negotiating expertise.
  • Demonstrated means to speak successfully each verbally and in writing.
  • Bodily means to carry out the duties of the place.
  • Capability to make the most of all kinds of expertise and software program purposes akin to digital medical file software program, database software program, Microsoft Workplace together with Phrase, Excel, PowerPoint and so on. 
  • Consciousness of and dedication to studying and understanding the Fact & Reconciliation Fee’s 94 Calls to Motion (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and different associated studies.
  • Dedication to upholding the shared accountability of making lasting and significant reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a robust asset for consideration, we’re in search of our profitable candidate to have: Data of social, financial, political and historic realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Security and anti-racism and accompanying studies (BC DRIPA, TRC, and so on.).

What we deliver

Each PHSA worker permits the absolute best affected person take care of our sufferers and their households. Whether or not you might be offering direct care, conducting analysis, or making it doable for others to do their work, you impression the lives of British Columbians right this moment and sooner or later. That’s why we’re targeted in your care too – providing well being, wellness, improvement applications to help you – at work and at residence.

  • Be part of one in all BC’s largest employers with province-wide applications, companies and operations – providing huge alternatives for progress, improvement, and recognition applications that honour the dedication and contribution of all workers.
  • Entry to skilled improvement alternatives by our in-house coaching applications, together with +2,000 programs, akin to our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Security Coaching course, or Core Linx for Management roles.
  • Get pleasure from a complete advantages package deal, together with municipal pension plan, and psychological well being & security applications and holistic wellness sources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with beneficiant trip entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a distant work pleasant employer, welcoming versatile work choices to help our folks (eligibility could differ, relying on place).
  • Entry to WorkPerks, a premium low cost program providing a variety of native and nationwide reductions on electronics, leisure, eating, journey, wellness, attire, and extra.

Job Kind: Common, Full-Time

Wage: $47.77 – $65.12 per hour 

Location: 70 Colony Farm Street, Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 5X9

Purposes might be accepted till place is crammed.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0800 – 1600 

Requisition #: 154782E

As per the present Public Well being Order, full vaccination in opposition to COVID-19 is a situation of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

BC Psychological Well being & Substance Use Providers (BCMHSUS) cares for folks with complicated psychological well being and substance use challenges. 

BCMHSUS is a part of the Provincial Well being Providers Authority (PHSA).

(PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialised well being companies with the BC well being authorities to supply equitable and cost-effective well being take care of folks all through the province. Our values replicate our dedication to excellence and embrace: Respect folks – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Domesticate partnerships – Serve with objective.

Be taught extra about PHSA and our applications:

PHSA and BCMHSUS are dedicated to employment fairness, encouraging all certified people to use. We acknowledge that our means to supply the most effective take care of our numerous affected person populations depends on a wealthy range of expertise, data, background and expertise, and worth a secure, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere.

Reconciliation is an ongoing course of and a shared accountability for all of us. The BC Governments’ unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a big step ahead on this journey—one that each one well being authorities are anticipated to help as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to ascertain a transparent and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing dedication to work with Indigenous Peoples as they transfer towards self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown businesses should stay targeted on creating alternatives that implement the Fact and Reconciliation Fee Mandate.

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