Territorial Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator - Acute Care Stanton

Job Summary

Location: Yellowknife
Department: Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority
Job ID: 17381
Salary: $94,946 - $113,393
Employment Type: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: Aug 23, 2019

Department Information

The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) offers challenging and exciting careers in health and social services delivery and administration in Canada’s North. The Territorial Authority has service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of more than 1,600 serving over 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut.  Challenging work, welcoming communities, and expanded opportunities are some of the benefits offered to employees of the NTHSSA.

 

 

Job Information

The Territorial Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator - Acute Care Stanton is accountable for working collaboratively with the Territorial Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator - Acute Care Beaufort Delta and other stakeholders to ensure that Infection Prevention and Control standards are upheld in the provision of Acute Care services by providing support and advice on incident management and all aspects of Infection Prevention and Control in Acute Care services at Stanton Territorial Hospital and across the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA).

Reporting to the Territorial Manager, Infection Prevention and Control of the NTHSSA, the Territorial Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator - Acute Care Stanton is located in Yellowknife at the Stanton Territorial Hospital (STH) and is responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the NTHSSA IPAC Acute Care programs in Stanton and throughout the Territory in collaboration with the Territorial IPAC Coordinator - Acute Care Beaufort Delta, as well as conducting in-depth investigations into all patient safety incidents, critical incidents and unusual occurrences related to IPAC at STH and supporting investigations in the rest of NTHSSA, Hay River and Tlicho regions.

Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and a minimum of three (3) years work-related experience in a health or social services discipline.

Must be in good standing with the Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT /NU).

Proof of immunization in keeping with current public health practices is required.

Completion of an IPAC Canada approved IPAC course is required.

More Information

Immunization Status

The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.

Equivalencies

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary range for this position is from $48.69 per hour to $58.15per hour (approximately $94,946.00 - $113,393.00.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,70.00.

Eligibility

Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Criminal Records Check

Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal records check.  Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration.

 

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID #17381

Closing Date: August 23, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time