Clincial Safety Standards Coordinator
We select dedicated people just like you to care for our clients, those who offer compassion, knowledge and commitment to the treatment, progress, outcomes and lives of our clients. We are motivated to employ individuals who are passionate about what they do and, are naturally driven to uphold our client-centered approach, contribute to best-practice solutions and a desire to take their careers to the next level within Carewest. We are one of Canada's largest public healthcare providers of complex continuing care, rehabilitation and recovery services, and a wide variety of community programs for seniors and adults under the age of 65. With 13 locations across Calgary and a team of over 2,600 employees, we offer a diverse, interdisciplinary and expert community of health care professionals. Our innovative practices allow for optimal opportunities to learn, grow and excel with us.
Reporting to the Manager, Clinical Standards and Nursing Practice, this position is responsible for the coordination of Carewest implementation and monitoring of infection prevention and control (IPAC) standards and support for Continuing Care Health Services standards that include IPAC requirements. This position will work with the manager to support site based capacity to address IPC practices and application of Clinical standards to provide exceptional care to Carewest residents and clients. Responsible for other related duties as required. The position will also provide support for the quality and safety agenda through safety investigations and other clinical quality related projects.
Graduation from a recognized nursing program; Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required Registration with the CARNA required. Certification in Infection Control (CIC) preferred. Driver License required. 1-3 years nursing experience, preferably in a continuing care environment. Experience with implementing and monitoring IPC in a care environment. Knowledge of program development, implementation and performance measures to evaluate an IPC program. Computer skills for creating documentation, preparing educational materials and collating data. Strong interpersonal skills to develop relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders including managers, staff, contractors, clients and families as well as participating in provincial networks. Carewest has been recognized as one of Alberta's Top Employers acknowledging our commitment to promoting a strong work/life balance, providing competitive salaries benefits, and the promotion of teamwork in a collaborative healthcare environment. If you share our vision and are dedicated to joining our growing team, please review our open positions and apply today!