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Workplace Health and Safety and Infection Control Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 565321
Work type: Part time temp
Location: Dudley Private Hospital
Categories: Nursing - Registered, OH&S

Workplace Health & Safety Coordinator and Infection Control Coordinator

Dudley Private Hospital, Orange NSW

 

We are seeking an experienced, positive, and enthusiastic WH&S and ICC to join our team. The position reports directly to the Director of Clinical Services.

This is a 12month fixed term, part-time contract, offering 40hrs per fortnight within the WH&S role, and 24hrs per fortnight as the ICC.

 

About the Role

The WH&S Coordinator function of this role will see you effectively support the National Safety Team and National Safety Manager in the management of the company safety management system (RamAusSMS) and the promotion of work health and safety across the two sites.

The Infection Control Coordinator function of this role will see you developing, implementing, and evaluating an effective infection prevention and control program at by leading the standardisation of services and promotion of best practice. You will also provide support and leadership clinical and non-clinical departments related to the prevention and management of risk associated with infection control.

 

Your Skills and Experience

  • Current registration with AHPRA as a Registered Nurse
  • At least Five (5) years post-graduate experience in an area of specialty
  • Experience in Work Health and Safety and demonstrated knowledge in relevant WHS legislation
  • Qualifications in WH&S, and quality and infection control practices highly regarded
  • Experience in managing and coordinating the rehabilitation and return to work of injured and ill workers
  • Hand Hygiene Gold Standard Auditor Certificate
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective skills in planning, time management, problem solving and decision making
  • Computer literacy, including Microsoft Office

Desirable;

  • Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment
  • Member of the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control or equivalent
  • Nurse Immuniser Certificate / qualifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge / experience in National Clinical Indicators and other quality projects.

 

What’s in it for you?

Professional Advancement: Recognition, Rewards, Professional Development, and Employee referral programs. Free access to LinkedIn Learning, education scholarships and the Ramsay Leadership Academy to support career progression.

Discounts: Hospital, Allied Health & Pharmacy discounts - you’ll pay less for hospital cover and receive higher extras limits for things like General and Major Dental.

Health and Wellbeing: Flexible work opportunities with the ability to have a say in your roster, Flexible Leave Program, and a free Employee Assistance Program offering access to confidential counselling, coaching and support.

Leisure/Social/Financial: Discounts for leisure travel with selected Hotels, salary sacrifice opportunities e.g., airport lounge membership, self-education expenses, novated leasing and more.

 

About Our Hospital

Dudley Private Hospital is a 62 bed facility that provides a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, rehabilitation and psychiatric services. Owned & operated by Ramsay Health Care, Australia’s largest & most respected operator of private hospitals, Dudley Private Hospital has been serving the community since 1915, and has been located on its current site (March Street) since 1979.

 

Requirements

  • Must provide a National Police check conducted within the previous 12 months
  • According to the role, Ramsay may require a Working-With-Children check and proof of immunisation against infectious diseases, which may include Covid-19.

To Apply

All applications must be lodged online. Applications made by recruitment agencies will not be considered.

For any enquiries please contact: Wendy Beale via BealeW@ramsayhealth.com.au

Applications close: Tuesday the 23rd of April 2024

 

Ramsay Health Care is committed to Child Safety.  Details of our commitment are set out in our Code of Conduct, available at www.ramsayhealth.com

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