Position Details
Reference Number 43844
Position Title Clinical Excellence Lead
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Patient Safety and Clinical Excellence
Hours per Week 24.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Clinical Excellence Lead to join our Patient Safety and Clinical Excellence Division.

Details of Department

The Patient Safety and Clinical Excellence Division is located within the Directorate of the Chief Medical Officer and provides leadership and oversight of systems and processes that enable the delivery of safe, effective and appropriate care for our patients.

The Patient Safety and Clinical Excellence Division is based at the Austin Hospital campus and provides support across all campuses of Austin Health.

Details of position/position requirements

The Clinical Excellence Lead is responsible for the development, implementation and continuous improvement of systems and processes that support high quality patient centered care (in accordance with the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards).  The key function of this position is to support and ensure interpretation and effective implementation of the National Safety and Quality in Health Service Standards, establishing and/or enhancing relevant governance systems and processes across Austin Health. This role will specifically support the work of the Advanced Care Planning unit, with responsibility for supporting relevant actions from the Comprehensive Care Standard. 

Work with us!

Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check.

Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Contact Person Helen Pitman
Contact Number (03) 9496 2337
Closing Date 04/07/2022
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