First listed on: 10 May 2018

Quality Officer


Quality Governance and Risk
Clinical Safety and Quality
Quality Improvement Team

Registered Nurse Level 3.2
Salary Range: 
$114,377 (PN: 04547)

ACT Health is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day to day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. 

Overview of the work area and position: The Quality, Governance and Risk Division is focusing on ACT Health’s strategic approach to patient safety, quality, governance and risk with a focus on continuous quality improvements. The Deputy Director-General, Quality, Governance and Risk is leading on the development of the ACT Health Quality Strategy and this role will undertake a key leadership role in supporting its delivery. The Division will provide strategic leadership, oversight and advice on ACT Health's Quality approach to deliver Person-Centred, Safe and Effective Care and developing a Culture of Continuous Quality Improvement, as well as providing strategic frameworks in quality, governance and risk across ACT Health. Branches within the Quality, Governance and Risk Division are: Audit, Risk and Compliance; Workplace Safety; Legal and Insurance; Clinical Safety and Quality Unit and People and Culture. The role of the Clinical safety and Quality Unit is to support the improvements in person-centred, safe and effective care delivery. This is achieved through safeguarding the high standards of care through the development of supporting policies, procedures, consumer engagement strategies, reporting and investigating reported incidents and communicating themed patient safety issues and risks to the organisation. The Quality Officer position is broad and complex and is responsible for acting as an expert resources to assist divisions to implement quality improvements. The role is also be responsible for assisting with the implementation of the Quality Strategy to support the delivery of person-centred, safe and effective care.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) is mandatory. Desirable: To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes: Strong organisational skills with an ability to work independently and within a team environment; highly developed communication skills; Confidence in analysing data for improvement purposes and with strong organisational skills, able to work independently and within a team environment. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police check and comply with ACT Health Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy. 

Note:This is a permanent full-time position.

Contact Officer:Alison Kingsbury (02) 6205 1263

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Applications Close: 24 May 2018

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