Position Details
Reference Number 20872
Position Title Health Professional
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Calvary only
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Entity Public Hospital
Location Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Award Classification ACTPub Hlth Prof 2013-17 - HEALTH PROF 3 YR 1
ACTPub Nursng&MidW 13-17 - REGISTERED NURSE 2 YR 1
Salary $87,257.00 to $88,249.00 Per Annum
Hours 36.75
Job Advertisement

Safety & Quality Improvement Officer

Position Classification: Registered Nurse level 2.1 / Health Practitioner level 3.1


Calvary is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Patient Safety and Quality Unit team in a temporary position for the period 8 January – 1 March 2019.


About the role 


The primary purpose of this role is to enhance Quality Improvement, Clinical Incident and Consumer feedback.  This role will operate autonomously, whilst working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and assumes accountability and responsibility for own actions.


What you bring 


The successful candidate will bring experience to this position by demonstrating:

  • Competence in clinical practice, incorporating a risk assessment approach; with minimum of three years recent experience in a relevant clinical unit or area within an acute health care setting.
  • Proficient clinical assessment skills, sound judgment and problem solving abilities, a proven ability to work autonomously, and in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellence in communication skills, including effective complaint management and the ability to liaise effectively with diverse external and internal stakeholders, and interact as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Clinical leadership skills including: ability to lead quality improvement in clinical practice, ability in clinical teaching and performing assessment utilising adult learning principles, ability to provide effective mentorship to other staff, and within a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Commitment to work with teams and support or undertake designated clinical audits and quality improvement.


How to apply


Please provide a one-page response to why you believe you are be suitable for this role. The Position Description for this role may be found in Calvary Careers for your reference.


Applications close: Friday 14th December 2018


For further information about the role please contact:

Karen Drummond

Clinical Safety Investigator, PSQ

Email: Karen.Drummond@calvary-act.com.au

Phone: 6201 6484

Contact Person Karen Caldwell
Contact Email karen.caldwell@calvary-act.com.au
Closing Date 14/12/2018
Position Description & Supporting Documents
PD - RN 2.1 or HP3.1 - Quality Safety Improvement Officer (002).docx Open