Quality - Infection Control Coordinator

Job Title: Quality - Infection Control Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Eastern Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry: Social Work
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date:
Reference: AC31_1601432554
Contact Name: Permanent Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: Sep 30, 2020

Job Description

Tradewind Australia works across the Aged Care sector in partnership with providers of services to the Victoria community. We recruit for a range of disciplines on behalf of Not for Profit, private and government organisations.

We are presently working with a well established Not for Profit organisation who are dedicated to supporting the elderly and their families with a range of services.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced registered nurse to join their friendly and supportive team in a newly created Infection Control Coordinator role, located in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a COVID safe living and working environment.
  • Oversee, maintain and expand all aspects of infection control and prevention systems, including monitoring of standards and data.
  • Provide clinical education and information to all staffing levels and families
  • Develop, implement and monitor relevant infection control policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for compliance audits and providing comprehensive reports to senior management.

Prerequisites required for the role:

  • AHPRA Registered Nurse Division 1
  • Relevant post-graduate qualifications in infection control or working towards such qualification.
  • Previous clinical education and infection control experience
  • Sound knowledge of infection control policies and regulations
  • Experience working in an aged care setting high desirable
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal

This is a part-time permanent role (with the potential option of full-time), offering a highly competitive remuneration including salary packaging.

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Liz Martin - or for a confidential conversation call Liz on 03 9088 7025.

Tradewind Australia is a specialist recruitment service for the Social, Community and Aged Care sectors and we source highly qualified and experienced professionals to work with all providers within these services.

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