(PNU895) Infection Control Coordinator

(PNU895) Infection Control Coordinator

17 Nov
Alberta Health Services

17 Nov

Alberta Health Services


Your Opportunity:

Reporting to the Director, Infection Prevention and Control (IPC), Edmonton Zone, and working closely with the Zone Hand Hygiene Project Manager, Zone IPC and Hand Hygiene Committee, and the IPC Provincial Hand Hygiene team, the position is responsible for conducting quality reviews and providing standardized reviewer training within Alberta Health Services. The successful candidate will travel to multiple sites within their assigned zone and review health care workers practices as per standardized tools, such as hand hygiene. Some travel outside of their zone may be required. This position is Temporary full time ending March 31, 2022.


Key Responsibilities:

Performance of quality reviews using standardized tools and methods across the continuum of care to meet all review targets. Provide education and support to front line staff related to hand hygiene. Provide feedback to frontline managers and staff and create reports as required. Provide training to site/program-based reviewers. All Management and Out Of Scope positions are being reviewed for possible inclusion in the AUPE General Support Services bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.

Classification: Auditor

Union: Exempt

Department: UOAH Infection Control

Primary Location: Coronation Plaza

Negotiable Location: Within Edmonton Zone

Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Posting End Date: 24-NOV-2021

Date Available: 06-DEC-2021

Temporary End Date: 31-MAR-2022

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: 2

Shifts per cycle: 10

Shift Pattern: Days

Days Off: Saturday/Sunday

Minimum Salary: $22.84

Maximum Salary: $38.07

Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma plus applicable post-secondary education, preferably in a health related field. Incumbent will be required to train on AHS hand hygiene review programs, AHS hand hygiene policy and procedure and other review programs as required. Ability to work independently and to collaborate with stakeholders is essential. Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required. Experience with e-technology: Microsoft Office, notebooks, iPad, workstations and laptops. Experience in healthcare, preferably working with front line staff. Knowledge of the chain of infection and routine practices. Knowledge of standards applicable to the project. Position requires travel to sites and facilities across the zone. Equivalencies of education and experience will be considered.

Additional Required Qualifications:

A valid Alberta Driver’s license and a vehicle for business use is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in conducting reviews or inspections and preparing entry level reports an asset.

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