Join us as an Infection Prevention & Control Nurse

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre in Eastern Passage, NS, Canada

Permanent Full Time

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Job Category: Nursing, Healthcare, Infection Prevention, Infection Control
Position Available: Regular Full-Time (1.0 FTE)

Facility Description:

Ocean View is a Charitable organization that has been operating since the early 1960’s. We provide a variety of services, predominately for seniors and others folks that need a little extra help in day to day living. Between in care living and community supports, we proudly serve over 500 individuals each year through our 320+ staff and 100+ volunteers. Our vision is to be the “community of choice” for Nova Scotians needing support in a place they call home. We are committed to the highest standards of support and services and we promote a healthy workplace for staff. We foster a healthy work-life balance and use the latest best practice information at all levels. Fully accredited by Accreditation Canada since 1974, our commitment to excellence and safety is unsurpassed.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Resident and Family Experience, the Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Nurse is accountable for the planning, development, implementation and coordination of the Infection Prevention and Control Program.


  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing
  • Certification in Infection Control from a recognized program, or commitment to obtain certification within two years.
  • Recent long term care experience preferred
  • Current knowledge in concepts and trends in nursing and continuing care
  • Excellent clinical, communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge and clinical competence in IPAC
  • Skilled in policy development and utilizing evidenced-based practice
  • Knowledge in quality improvement initiatives, including outcome measures
  • Practical experience with accreditation
  • Experience in coaching staff and providing constructive feedback
  • Knowledge in the principles of adult education and experience in developing and presenting education sessions an asset

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

  • Free Parking & on Bus Route
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Comprehensive Orientation
  • A supportive work environment

Hours of Work: The regular hours of work for this position are intended to be from 0800-1600, Monday through Friday.  Given the scope and responsibility of the role, there may be occasions where it may be required to stay beyond this time period.  On call availability/flexibility may also be required at times.

The successful candidate will be required to submit a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check on offer of employment.

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929