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Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Consultant

Job posted: 21/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 15952

Reference: 15952

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon








Infection Prevention Clinical Consultant


Latrobe Regional Hospital have an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced registered nurse to join the Gippsland Region Public Health Unit (GRPHU) team on an Part-Time, Fixed Term basis.


Reporting to the Operations Leadership at GRPHUthis role plays an important role in providing, developing, and coordinating multi-disciplinary activities relating to the prevention, control and monitoring of communicable disease across the Gippsland region.


The successful applicant will:



  • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices of infection prevention and control in all aspects of role and across various settings.

  • Be able to effectively communicate, negotiate and apply problem solving skills.

  • Develop and strengthen working relationships/ partnerships with key organisations, agencies and groups, including community members for the benefit of improved population health outcomes.


“IMPORTANT: All staff employed in the healthcare sector are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless a valid exemption applies). Evidence of Vaccination (or exemption) will be required to be provided prior to commencement.”


Why work for LRH?


A leading Gippsland employer, Latrobe Regional Hospital is Gippsland's specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne. We are a purpose-built teaching hospital caring for a population of more than 260,000 people. Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency, intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.


The Gippsland Region Public Health Unit (GRPHU) is led and coordinated by LRH and will work in partnership with health services and agencies throughout the Gippsland region. Initially, GRPHU has been responsible for COVID-19-related activities in collaboration with the Department of Health. As COVID-19 demands decline, the GRPHU is taking on broader public health functions such as the improvement of population health in the Gippsland region. The GRPHU public health functions are consistently reviewed and improved to meet the demands of our community. Roles and responsibilities within the program may


We offer:



  • A friendly and supportive team

  • High quality patient care

  • A collaborative and innovative working environment

  • Modern Facilities

  • Electronic Medical Records


Our unique difference:



  • Regional lifestyle opportunities

  • Access to excellent schools, health and transport services

  • Generous salary packaging benefits, paid parental leave and flexible working conditions

  • Expanding specialist services with future redevelopments & expansions


Our commitment to you:


LRH is recognized as a leading learning hospital providing ongoing career opportunities.  We provide a safe and rewarding work environment for all of our staff and have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership excellence, education and training.


Now is an exciting time to join our team with significant growth on the horizon.


Diversity and Inclusion


At LRH we value workforce diversity and inclusion, where individual uniqueness is embraced. We value diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexuality.


At LRH we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8653.


We at LRH strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.


If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the People & Culture team via email at peoplecultureadmin@lrh.com.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.


Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Consultant

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

Annelies Titulaer - (03) 5173 5451
atitulaer@lrh.com.au
Franca Di Sisto - (03) 5173 5460

Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Consultant