Ambulance Victoria's mission is to improve the health of our community by delivering innovative, high quality ambulance services and provide outstanding emergency healthcare, every time.
About the role
AV is seeking an experienced Manager, Infection Prevention and Control. This is a part time, fixed term position currently based in Blackburn North until February 2022.
Reporting to the Director Clinical Governance and Performance the responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:
- Provide subject matter expertise in infection prevention and control for the workforce
- Develop and maintain the AV Infection Prevention and Control Plan
- Identify opportunities for quality improvement to meet the infection prevention and control standards of the National Standards in Safety and Quality in Healthcare in the pre hospital setting
- Advise and report on appropriate infection prevention and control risk management strategies
- Champion practice that promotes health and wellbeing of staff, self and patients
To be considered for this position you are required to have relevant tertiary qualifications and work experience in the area of Infection Prevention and Control; and professional certification/credentialing as an Infection Control Professional.
To be successful, you will be known for your expert understanding of infection prevention and control policy together with your demonstrated ability to develop organisation wide infection prevention and control strategies, policies, procedures and education programs.
You will be highly motivated and proactive in your capacity to work autonomously with the scope of the role and have a sound understanding of research, evaluation, quality improvement and project management.
What's in it for you?
As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking.
We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community. If you're ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help make a real difference, we want to hear from you!
The successful candidate must have a current Victorian Driver's License and be willing to travel throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria when required.
Successful applicants will need to complete a Police Check.
How to apply?
Applicants are requested to address the selection criteria detailed in the position description and to read the document ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' on our careers page. For any queries please email email@example.com or contact us on 03 9840 3653.
Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:
- A covering letter
- A resume
- A document addressing the selection criteria detailed on the last page of the position description
We request that your application for the Manager, Infection Prevention and Control position is forwarded by 5pm, 2 March 2020 by clicking on ‘apply online'.
Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website https://careers.ambulance.vic.gov.au/ to be considered.
Our diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver the Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.