Join us as an Infection Prevention & Control Nurse (RN)

Infection Prevention & Control Nurse (RN)
Temporary Full Time (6 month term)

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

Facility: Ocean View Continuing Care Centre
Location: Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia
Job Category: Nursing, Healthcare, Infection Prevention, Infection Control
Position Available: Temporary Full-Time (1.0 FTE) 6-month term

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 Site Manager / Director of Care, the Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Nurse is accountable for the planning, development, implementation and coordination of the Infection Prevention and Control Program.

Qualifications:

  • Current registration with the Nova Scotia College of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Certification in Infection Control from a recognized program
  • 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
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required

Ocean View Continuing Care Centre Offers:

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

Benefits: In accordance with the Collective Agreement between Ocean View and the Ocean View Local of the Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union

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 and vulnerable sector check on offer of employment.

Please be aware that OVCCC is a pet friendly environment that is home to several animals including cats, birds, and rabbits.

Please direct all applications to:
Human Resources
Email: hr@oceanv.ca
Or Fax to: 902-465-4929