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February

Quality Partner: Children's Program

Monash Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Health and Allied Health, Nursing

Reference: 44998

Quality Partner, Children’s Program

Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Clayton

Impact patient safety and quality improvement organisation-wide

Apply your clinical knowledge to embed strong clinical governance processes

Full time, temporary position (end March 2022)

Quality and Safety Unit at Monash Health

Led by the Executive Director Quality, Safety and Risk, and working closely with key stakeholders, the Quality and Safety Unit supports our Program leaders to embed strong clinical governance processes. This is critical to underpin the delivery of safe and effective care to every patient, every time.

We now have a great opportunity for an outstanding clinical professional to join our well regarded Quality and Safety team in a full time, permanent position.

About Monash Health

Monash Health provides healthcare for the entire lifespan from pre-birth to palliative care and all stages in between. Our services are delivered across seven public hospitals, 21 community health sites and five aged care facilities. In addition, we have university affiliated international research and tertiary education enabling us to translate the latest and best clinical practice into our care as appropriate.

About the Role

In this important role, you will work closely with the Children’s Program leaders to ensure a consistent, organisation-wide approach to patient safety and quality improvement across all of our paediatric services and services caring for paediatric patients and their families.

Your key responsibilities will comprise:
ensuring clinical outcomes are monitored and improved when needed;

working with the Clinical Outcomes team and programs to facilitate or lead reviews into clinical incidents and outcomes;

supporting Program clinical governance meetings;

adopting a consultative approach to the review of clinical procedures and guidelines in a timely fashion;

overseeing the implementation and evaluation of relevant standards including the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards;

working with the Risk team to facilitate review of the Program Risk Register; and

Ensuring promotion of and compliance with best practice standards, professional standards and legislative requirements and policies and procedures.

About You

Your skills and experience to date include:
a clinical background, with a demonstrated strong understanding of clinical governance;

experience in quality and risk management within a healthcare setting;

proven experience in implementing continuous clinical quality improvement;

experience in implementing the National Safety and Quality Healthcare Standards; and

excellent report writing skills.

On a personal level, you can demonstrate:
exceptional interpersonal and engagement skills;

a consultative approach enabling you to readily build and develop relationships;

proven change management capabilities;

an understanding of, and positive contribution to a just culture; and

a positive attitude in facilitating change and adopting new concepts.

Experience in incident reviews (particularly using root cause analysis methodology) is considered advantageous but is not mandatory.

What you need

Current AHPRA registration is not required but proven clinical experience is a mandatory requirement for this role.

In return we offer:
a friendly work environment

a genuine opportunity to make a difference to the health of Victorians

unique opportunities for education and support

mentorship from a highly experienced and respected team

salary packaging options that increase your take home pay

cost effective staff car parking and gym membership

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:
  • reference checks;
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and
  • proof of immunisation.
As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

How to Apply

Please apply via the Monash Health online Mercury System. If you are an existing Monash Health employee, please apply with your Employee number. Email applications will not be considered.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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