currently seeking:

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Specialist, Long Term Care

Barrie, Ontario

Community Overview:

Victoria Village Manor is a 128 bed long term care home that is dedicated to providing an innovative continuum of quality services and supports, promoting healthy aging in the heart of Barrie, Ontario.

Position Overview:

The Infection Prevention and Control Specialist (IPACS) has primary responsibility for development, implementation, evaluation, and education related to policies, procedures and best practices that impact the prevention of infections within Victoria Village Manor. The IPACS is responsible to the Director of Nursing. Responsibilities include:
  • Infectious diseases
  • Cleaning and disinfecting
  • Data collection and trend analysis
  • Reporting Protocols
  • Outbreak Management
  • Asepsis
  • Microbiology
  • Adult education
  • Epidemiology
  • Program management

Qualifications:

  • Must have education and experience in infection prevention and control practices.
  • Current certification in infection prevention and control from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (not required to comply until April 2025).
  • Completion of a diploma or Degree in Health Sciences, Social Sciences or other education and experience. Degree in Nursing, microbiology, epidemiology or public health is an asset along with education and experience in Infection Prevention and Control practices.
  • Must possess a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in front line management in Long-Term Care.
  • Must demonstrate experience in working as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Must demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Must possess sound clinical skills and knowledge of Infection prevention and control practices.
  • Must possess excellent proficiency with WORD, email, internet use and computerized documentation.
  • Must possess well developed presentation skills and be knowledgeable of Adult Learning principles.

 Compensation:

  •  A competitive, comprehensive compensation package has been designed to attract top performers.

Please apply in confidence to:

Charline Lauria
Maxwell Management Group Ltd.
charline@maxwellmanagementgroup.com
1-855-305-4078 ext. 202

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