Infection Prevention and Control Clinical Director, NorthRoyal University Hospital, Saskatchewan Health Authority– Saskatoon, SK
Position profile: The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) invites qualified physicians to apply for the 0.50 full time equivalent (FTE) position of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Clinical Director, North. The successful applicant will join the clinical Department of Medicine and will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team providing IPAC services throughout Saskatchewan.
Infection Prevention and Control emphasizes prevention, and deals clinically and administratively with the health needs of both individuals and groups with respect to their working environments and includes the recognition, evaluation, control, and management of healthcare-associated infections. The IPAC Clinical Director will build strong relationships with key partners and will promote, implement and support Infection Prevention and Control best practices throughout the SHA, specifically within the SHA’s Integrated Service Areas (ISA). Responsibilities of the IPAC Clinical Director include providing consultation, recommendations and clinical assistance to Infection Prevention and Control staff and administrative leadership in relation to monitoring and surveillance and outbreak management and will provide guidance and direction in the development, implementation and management of IPAC policies and procedures. The IPAC Clinical Director will have additional training or experience and responsibilities at the ISA level, to provide expertise and assist in the development and implementation of provincial policy, programs and protocols.
Interested candidates, please submit your curriculum vitae in confidence to:
Specialist Recruitment & Retention Practitioner Staff Affairs – Suite 6740
Royal University Hospital