Infection Control Coordinator

Job posted: 20/01/2020
Applications close: 23/02/2020 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Graduate, Health and Allied Health, Projects, Research, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 14455

Reference: 14455

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Graduate, Health and Allied Health, Projects, Research, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne

The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital is a world class specialist hospital in eye and ear care that provides services across Victoria. As Australia’s only specialist eye, ear, nose and throat hospital, the Eye and Ear has been providing care for the senses for over 150 years.

The Eye and Ear has over 60 different specialist clinics for the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of vision and hearing loss and provides a 24 hour emergency eye and ear, nose, and throat service. The Eye and Ear provides care annually for around 250,000 patients, with over 195,000 outpatients, nearly 43,000 emergency patients and nearly 14,000 inpatients.

The hospital is currently undergoing a major redevelopment to create a modern internal structure, improve access for patients and visitors and staff.

Our Vision

A world leader providing exceptional care

Our Mission

We aspire to be the world’s leading eye and ear health service through:

Outstanding patient experience

Exemplary leadership

Inspiring our people

Building a platform for the future

Our Values - Integrity, Care, Teamwork, Excellence

About the Role

The Eye and Ear are seeking an experienced Infection Control Consultant to ensure an effective Infection Control Program is in place at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital (RVEEH).  The successful candidate will:

  • Provide high quality standards of patient care - This includes assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care in collaboration with patients, carers and a multidisciplinary team.

  • Work within an Ethically and Legally Sound framework -  Ensure the delivery of clinical services within the Department is in line with best evidence based practice and the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHSS).

  • Promote evidenced based Infection Control practices to Health care workers, patients and their families.

  • Act as a resource to clinical areas on matters related to Infection Control.

  • Co-ordinate Infection Control Committee meetings and provide reports to the Infection Control and associated Committees as required.

  • Ensure RVEEH follows best practice guidelines and agreed policy of staff immunisation and promote and maintain records of staff immunisation against vaccine preventable diseases.

  • Provide education to departments or individuals on infection control including hand hygiene.

Centrally located, close to public transport and a short walk to the CBD, we offer considerable employee benefits, including salary packaging, subsidised car parking as well as educational support.                                                                                                         

The Eye and Ear is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment which is free from harassment or discrimination and promotes cultural diversity and awareness in the workplace.

The Eye and Ear is a smoke free environment.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. 

At The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital we are committed to supporting people with disability gain employment and develop their careers with us – if you meet the above requirements, we encourage you to apply.  If you would like further information about this role please contact the people and culture department to discuss.’

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Jenni Bliss - (03) 9929 8548

Infection Control Coordinator