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Quality Officer - Risk and Clinical Governance


Reference: 4108478

  • Full-time, 12 month position
  • Flexible hours with generous salary packaging
  • Great opportunity to build on your quality skills in a complex primary health care setting

Job Description

An experienced Quality Officer is sought for a key position within the Quality Team at Banyule Community Health. The Quality Team works across the whole organisation, driving, coordinating and leading continuous quality improvements and accreditation reviews. This role will facilitate risk management and clinical governance functions across the agency working closely with the General Management Team.

We are seeking a professional with an ability to understand and interpret standards, experience in tracking risk and compliance and an interest and passion in improving culture and learning.

This is a full time 12 month role based in West Heidelberg, supporting ongoing risk management and clinical governance while the organisation undertakes accreditation and a full review of the quality functions. When submitting applications, ensure your cover letter addresses the key selection criteria (please refer to position description). Enquiries can be made Mick Geary 9450 2022 or 0408 385 362.

Company Profile:

Banyule Community Health has two main sites, one in the heart of West Heidelberg and the other near the train station of Greensborough. The Quality Team deliver objectives in the following key areas: Risk management, clinical governance, quality assurance, accreditation, research and evaluation, development and communications. This team ensures the agency meets all requirements in the specialist areas to meet the industrial, legislative, governance and compliance needs of the agency and in the provision of services, including feeding back to the community.

The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Coordinating risk, compliance and clinical governance functions
  • Support the agency through reviews and change processes
  • Support the agency to engage in continuous improvement

The key skills required for this role include:

  • Track record in risk management, understanding of clinical risk in a primary care setting
  • Understanding and interpretation of relevant healthcare standards
  • Familiarity with legislative compliance frameworks desirable
  • Analytical skills
  • Highly organised time management and communication skills

What we offer:

Banyule Community Health promotes employee health and well being, offers flexible work conditions, generous salary packaging, career and professional training and development opportunities. Banyule Community Health is an equal opportunity employer and are committed to ensuring recruitment processes are fair to all candidates.

Applications Close: 29 Apr 2018