Territorial Manager, Infection Prevention and Control
The Government of the Northwest Territories presents limitless potential, and the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority is pushing new frontiers and connecting communities. With a stunning waterfront view of Great Slave Lake, Yellowknife is located only 521 km south of the Arctic Circle. As the capital of the Northwest Territories, the city offers families and workers a destination for exotic adventures, and opportunities to achieve a high standard of living and professional fulfillment. Yellowknife is a multi-cultural city offering its residents front row access to a northern heritage culture, the midnight sun, northern lights, outdoor recreation, and an active arts and music scene.
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The Territorial Manager, Infection Prevention and Control is a subject matter expert on all aspects of infection prevention and control and is responsible for leading the development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of infection prevention and control programs and services, as well as the medical device reprocessing programs, across the Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority in accordance with Accreditation Canada Standards, best practices, Federal and Territorial legislation, as well as the policies and procedures of the NTHSSA.
Reporting to the Director, Quality, Risk and Client Experience, the Territorial Manager, Infection Prevention and Control is located in Yellowknife and is responsible for leading the planning, development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of the NTHSSA IPAC program and the Medical Devices Reprocessing program, including risk identification, prevention, mitigation and in-depth investigation into all patient safety incidents, critical incidents and unusual occurrences where infectious diseases or infectious processes are involved.
Completion of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and 7 years work-related experience in a health, or social services environment, including a minimum of two (2) years' experience as an infection prevention and control practitioner and two (2) years' experience leading a team.
Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445
Eligible for current registration with Registered Nurses Association of Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU) is mandatory for this position.
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The successful candidate will be required to obtain proof of current up-to-date immunization status.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
The salary range for this position is from $55.76 per hour to $66.61 per hour plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.00 per annum.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory criminal record check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.
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 # 17385
Closing Date: August 23, 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time