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Posting # 48157 - [ Non-Union ]
Manager (Coordinator), Infection Safety - 1 position
Infection Prevention & Control
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Full Time


The Coordinator, Infection Safety provides leadership to the Infection Prevention and Control Team. The Coordinator plans, organizes and implements all functions and activities related to the achievement of the goals of the Infection Prevention and Control team and the organization’s strategic objectives. The Coordinator provides expertise, innovation and leadership to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate occupational health and safety practices. The Coordinator oversees daily activities performed by members of the Infection Prevention and Control team and the Infection Prevention and Control program. The Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the financial and human resources leadership of the Infection Control Practitioners.



Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in health-related field (BScN, Medical Laboratory Technologist preferred)
  • Current registration with the relevant College or Association
  • Current Certification with the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CIC) or willing to obtain within two years’ of hire
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in progressively more responsible leadership roles in a healthcare environment, preferably in an academic teaching hospital
  • 3 years experience in IPAC or related area
  • Experience with administration of policies and procedures
  • Experience with data gathering, statistics, audits and research
  • Demonstrated skills in leading others, performing human resource functions and budget management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skills in implementing process improvement and control programs for both patient and staff safety
  • An effective influencer
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in coaching others
  • Superior communication (written, verbal and presentation), interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated intermediate level proficiency with computer systems and software programs including database management, word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications, (MS Office)
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with physicians, leaders and staff as well as external agencies and the public
  • Demonstrates commitment to professional development and learning
  • Demonstrates understanding of continuous improvement principles and tools
  • Possesses highly developed analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and conflict resolution skill
  • Highly organized, with an ability to determine priorities and plan activities while performing a variety of different responsibilities with conflicting deadlines
  • Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
  • Ability and commitment to act as a supervisor under OHSA
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of legislation related to Employment, People & Financial Management
  • In addition, the successful candidate will possess strong Leadership Capabilities including: Lead Self; Engage Others; Achieve Results; Develop Coalition; System Transformation
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficiency in French would be an asset
  • LEAN Green Belt certified
Teaching and Research
  • St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's, you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties.
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph’s Health Care London policies and processes related to COVID management in the workplace
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Posting date: May 03, 2022
Submission deadline: May 23, 2022

Julie Neilans, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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