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#432-20 Infection Prevention & Control Program Development Consultant, Temporary Full-time, The Huron Perth & Area Ontario Health Team

Stratford, ON, Canada

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POSTING DATE: November 16, 2020                                                              POSTING #432-20 (Non-Union)

                                                   HURON PERTH AND AREA ONTARIO HEALTH TEAM
                                                                            NOTICE OF VACANCY

Temporary Full-Time – approximately six months

POSITION SUMMARY: The Huron Perth and Area Ontario Health Team (HP&A OHT) Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Program Development Consultant is responsible for developing an HP&A OHT proposal for an infection control program including: surveillance, outbreak management, education, consultation and leadership as well as providing guidance related to emergency preparedness, environmental concerns, construction, repairs and structural modifications. The Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Program Development Consultant will take guidance from an IPAC oversight group.

REPORTS TO: HPHA Director, Quality and Risk

DATE REQUIRED: As soon as possible


• Regulated Health Care Professional in good standing with current registration with respective professional body
• Baccalaureate in related field preferred
• Current registration with the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology preferred
• Completion of the Infection Prevention and Control Core Competencies course preferred

• Minimum three years’ experience working in healthcare sector
• Infection Prevention and Control experience preferred
• Knowledge of the nature and processes of healthcare associated infections and outbreaks in a healthcare environment, as well as investigatory and medical surveillance procedures, documentation and standards
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, be self-motivated and self-directed
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a variety of healthcare professionals
• Previous experience with program development and coordination an asset
• Project management experience an asset

• Computer literate and familiar with multiple software programs
• Demonstrated ability to collect, analyse and present relevant information and develop recommendations
• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstration of collaboration with healthcare sector partners
• Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
• Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking skills in decision making and problem solving
• Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle


Please be advised that we are no longer accepting emailed or paper-based resumes. Please submit a complete resume by visiting our job opportunities page on our website: www.hpha.ca

Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Human Resources for assistance.



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