First listed on: 05 July 2024

Quality & Safety Lead ARV

At Ambulance Victoria (AV) we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient, and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to Victorians, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time' to life. 

We are seeking a Quality & Safety Lead to join Adult Retrieval Victoria (ARV) to lead the improvement of ARV's quality & safety processes, continuous improvement philosophies and practices. 

This is a part time 0.42 FTE, permanent position currently based at AV's critical care centre in Essendon Fields. 

About the role

Reporting to the Director Adult Retrieval Victoria, responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertake complex or technical investigations and make recommendations
  • Consult, provide expert opinion and guidance on clinical, professional and industry standards
  • Develop strong networks with industry colleagues to facilitate access to expertise
  • Consult with key parts of the health sector to ensure key issues/concerns from stakeholders are adequately addressed and that there is a strong understanding of the Adult Retrieval service across the health sector
  • Represent ARV at various external events and/or forums 

About you

To be considered for this position you will possess:

  • Appropriate specialist medical qualifications and relevant postgraduate qualifications or experience
  • Victorian medical practitioner registration and compliance with specialist college CME requirements
  • Significant clinical experience in retrieval medicine
  • Experience in
    • The Australian health system (or knowledge of)
    • A medical retrieval service, (recent experience with ARV highly desirable)
    • Strategic level management with a strong focus quality & safety
    • Quality, audit, review & process improvement systems 

Working at AV

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking. 

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you are ready to be an integral part in bringing our values of Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence to life at AV, we want to hear from you! 

Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including references, misconduct and Police Checks. 

By applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role. 

This position is classified in accordance with the AMA Victoria – Victorian Public Health Sector Medical Specialist EA 2022-2026. 

The Position Description for this role can be found at the AV Careers website

How to apply

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including: 

  • Cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the position
  • Current Resume
  • Separate document addressing the selection criteria (detailed under ‘Key Selection Criteria' in the position description) 

Applications must be submitted by 11.59pm on Monday 15 July 2024 by clicking ‘apply'Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers website to be considered. Emailed applications will not be accepted. 

Refer to the ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' document for further information. For any queries, please email or contact us on 03 9840 3653.

At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.


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