Infection Control Coordinator - Metro Hobart

Hobart & Southeast Tasmania, TAS

From 02/08/2021


Clinical Nurse Consultant/Specialist

  • Working with exceptional leadership team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fantastic location

The Position

As an Infection Control Coordinator your responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating and managing the implementation of current Infection Prevention and Control Standards
  • Monitoring and evaluation of Infection Prevention and Control procedures, practices and standards
  • Working with the Executive, VMO, managers and members of multidisciplinary teams
  • Participating in relevant committees, and the National Healthscope Infection Control Cluster
  • Collecting, collating and analysing identified statistical data and trends
  • Complying with relevant legislative requirements
  • Compliance with key performance indicators (KPIs), Infection prevention and Control ACHS clinical indicators
  • Policy review and development, staff education and adverse incident reporting and investigations
  • Manage the Anti-Microbial Stewardship and Hand Hygiene programs including training of staff and reporting of data


The Location

Located in metro Hobart


Essential Criteria

  • Current Registration with AHPRA
  • Minimum 5 years Post Graduate Experience
  • Working with Children check
  • Certificate or Diploma Infection Prevention and Control (or evidence of currently working towards achievement)
  • Compliance with ACQSHC National standards
  • Good clinical decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well independently and collegiality with department managers
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and within multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to write reports and collate and analyze statistical information
  • Ability to assess and implement change as identified
  • Ability to work collegiality with the Departmental Managers
  • Professional development in Infection Prevention and Control
  • Immunization certificate or working towards
  • Gold Standard Auditor for NHHI


About Nursing Jobs Australia

Nursing Jobs Australia is a nursing division within Skilled Medical Pty Ltd, a leader in international health and Medical Recruitment placement for short-term and permanent roles.

Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with 15 years of industry experience, and is an international Medical Recruitment agency that helps qualified medical professionals with their career in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

With local offices located in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist Nurses like yourself in finding their next role within the healthcare industry.

To Apply

By clicking on 'Apply Now' you will register your interest to work. Once your CV/Resume has been received, a Recruitment Consultant will be in touch.

To speak to our Nursing Team directly and discuss this opportunity, please email your enquiry/CV to Sarah Hutchinson at [email protected] or call us on 1300 444 100.

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