Communicable Disease Exposure Management Nurse, Provincial Workplace Health Call Centre

City Surrey
Job ID 2023-41620
Nursing - (RN) - Occupational Health
Posting Date
3 months ago(3/6/2023 1:40 PM)
Employment Type
Temp Part Time
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Primarily 0900-1700, with 6 shifts every five weeks 0700-1800
Days Off
Employee Experience - People Health, Well-being and Safety
Salary at Time of Posting
$36.23 - $47.58 / hour

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Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?


Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


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Detailed Overview

Reporting to the Leader, Provincial Workplace Health Call Centre, the Communicable Disease Exposure Management Nurse is responsible for communicable disease exposure management of employees working for the Health Authorities of BC.  Applies knowledge, skills and abilities specific to communicable disease exposure risk assessment & management, blood and body fluid exposure risk assessment management and immunity assessments.  Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of employee communicable disease exposure management programs, blood and body fluid exposure management programs and immunity assessment programs serving the Health Authorities of BC.


  1. Delivers and implements programs/protocols/directives for employee communicable disease exposure management programs in a contact centre environment.

  2. Using critical thinking and risk assessment, applies epidemiological principles and knowledge of disease process to investigate communicable diseases including outbreak management in accordance with established policies and protocols.

  3. Conducts employee health history assessments and reviews immunity status against applicable standards and guidelines.

  4. Recommends and provides direction on obtaining immunizations against vaccine-preventable communicable diseases using applicable provincial immunization and infection control principles, standards and guidelines.

  5. Provides consultation, support, coaching and clinical expertise to employees on occupational / non-occupational communicable disease exposure issues; refers employees to other services/agencies as necessary; supports employees in making personal healthy behaviour and lifestyle changes to reduce health risk factors.

  6. Develops, implements and maintains confidential employee health records, recall and surveillance systems and computerized data collection that meets established provincial standards, using multiple electronic systems across health authorities.

  7. Conducts and manages follow-up of employees with occupational exposure to blood/body fluids and communicable diseases; manages multiple exposure events across health authorities; consults with infection control and public health practitioners and medical health officers across health authorities; provides guidance to managers on work exclusion of exposed employees.

  8. Contributes to the quality of program and practice by identifying needs, issues and solutions by actively organizing/participating in interdisciplinary teams, organizational strategic planning processes based on determinants of health, best practice literature, current nursing theory and community assessment.

  9. Works with local Health Authority teams, department managers on targeted campaigns/initiatives/projects to reduce risk & improve outcomes related to occupational communicable disease exposures.

  10. Participates in orientation and mentoring for new health professionals and for nursing preceptorships, provides feedback as requested on individuals' progress and promoting optimal support to clients.

  11. Collects and analyzes data and prepares applicable reports and proposals, using multiple databases and telephony systems.

  12. Keeps current on the interpretation and application of relevant articles in the collective agreements, human rights legislation and applicable external regulations, provincial standards, practices and protocols.

  13. Represents the department on selected internal and external committees, as required, and provides status reports to the Leader and Director, as needed.

  14. Identifies own learning goals and maintains and updates current clinical competence and knowledge within area of practice

  15. Performs other related duties as assigned.



Education and Experience

Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).

Two (2) years' recent related acute care clinical experience, which includes one (1) years', demonstrated recent nursing experience involving communicable disease management.  Completion of, or current enrollment in, an approved IPAC Canada sponsored and endorsed Infection Control course and/or an Occupational Health & Safety program. 

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of immunization and infection control principles and practices.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of employee health and wellness principles and practice. Ability to utilize multiple electronic database systems and applicable software applications.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to adapt communication style for the audience and topic.

  • Demonstrated presentation, facilitation and teaching skills.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate using the nursing process.

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and problem solve.

  • Ability to type 40 wpm.


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