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IPAC Coordinator, Operations (Temporary position – 5 months)

St. Leonard’s Place Peel is a residential facility that provides a place of safety, belonging, dignity, nourishment and education for men who are homeless, facing serious mental illness and/or have been in conflict with the law.

Reports To: Director, Operations

Objective:

The role of the IPAC Coordinator is to enhance Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) procedures by using evidence-based practices and procedures that, when applied consistently in a congregate living setting, can prevent or reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the IPAC Coordinator provides agency-wide coordination and consultation regarding all aspects of the IPAC procedures. The IPAC Coordinator plays an integral role in the planning, coordination, execution and delivery of IPAC procedures throughout the organization and provides support to managers, front-line staff and clients.

Responsibilities:

• Coordinating the swabbing of all clients upon arrival into SLPP residence
• Assigning rooms in the isolation quad.
• Tracking and documenting COVID-19 test results when available.
• Updating and coordinating with Peel Public Health as needed.
• Arranging for deep cleaning and disinfecting of the isolation room.
• Support Personal Protective Equipment inventory management in collaboration with the Health Team.
• Working with Property Services to train cleaners and ensuring all shared spaces are being deep cleaned and sanitized daily.
• Monitor and provide response strategies to ongoing public health directives.
• Monitor and recommend response strategies to gaps identified.
• Messaging to all staff and residents about adhering to all Infection Prevention and Control measures.
• Facilitating Town Hall Meetings with the COVID Response Team to share information and updates.
• Tracking vaccine uptake. Arranging education sessions and any other strategies to address vaccine hesitancy.
• Tracking and auditing daily COVID Screening Sheets for clients and staff.
• Ensure that staff and clients are compliant with St. Leonard’s Place Peel’s Health & Safety policy.
• Participate in on-call rotation as needed.

External:

• Establish and maintain professional relationships with funders and community organizations; including Region of Peel, Peel Public Health.
• Provide relevant reporting documentation as required.

Required Skills:

• Effective written and verbal communication;
• Strong problem solving;
• Ability to apply theory to practice;
• Documentation skills;
• Time management;
• Leadership skills (i.e. staff training);
• Public speaking; and,
• Proficient computer skills within a Microsoft Office environment.

Required Qualifications:

• Experience working in a Congregate Living environment.
• Experience working with health-related matters (asset).
• Experience working within a non-profit environment (asset).
• Preferred two years’ experience working with men with mental health issues.
• Valid First Aid/ CPR.
• Successful Vulnerable Sector Screening.

Working Conditions

• Day, Evening, statutory holiday, and weekend support at times required;

Physical Requirements
• Data entry, with extended periods of time sitting stationary in front of a monitor while keyboarding;
• Ability to balance all job requirements in a busy atmosphere, including responding promptly to all communication; and,
• Occasional standing for extended periods of time and some occasional lifting may be required.

Send applications to info@slpp.ca.

Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Contract duration: 5 months
Deadline: May 13, 2021

 

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