Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities.
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We are currently looking to fill a Relief Part Time opportunity for a Infection Prevention & Control Practitioner at Surrey Memorial Hospital located in Surrey, BC. This relief role is available until May 2024 or until return of incumbent.
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Effective October 26, 2021 all staff for all positions across health care in British Columbia are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (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 there are no exceptions.
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Under the direction of the Manager, Clinical Operations, the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Practitioner facilitates the implementation, operations and maintenance of the infection prevention and control program for Fraser Health (FH). The IPC Practitioner provides support and education on IPC policies, standards, best practices and guidelines. Acts as a resource and reviews opportunities for IPC improvement and follows up on occurrences of infection transmission within acute care sites and units. This is a multi-site position that will be expected to carry out duties at various sites throughout Fraser Health.
Education and Experience
Current practicing registration as a Registered Nurse with the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM).
Three years' recent related acute care clinical experience which includes one (1) year's demonstrated recent experience working directly with infection control processes, policies, activities, including the facilitation of work teams, projects, and quality improvement initiatives. Completion of, or current enrollment in, an approved IPAC Canada sponsored and endorsed Infection Control course.
Current valid Class V BC Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle for business related purposes.
Skills and Abilities