Employment Type: Temporary Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 3
Remuneration: $110961 - $126496 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
R8equisition ID: REQ96906
South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
To be considered for this position you must be an employee of NSW Health and its Affiliated Health Organisations.
Do you want to work in an organisational culture in which patient safety, risk management and clinical quality become an integral part of core business? Expressions of Interest are sought for an opportunity based within the Clinical Practice Unit of The Sutherland Hospital.
Where you'll be working
The Sutherland Hospital is a 375-bed, major metropolitan hospital and an associated teaching hospital of the University of NSW which is part of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and is located in Caringbah, a southern suburb of Sydney. Established in 1958, The Sutherland Hospital campus offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and community services to around 226,000 residents of the Sutherland Shire, colloquially known as ‘The Shire’.
The hospital campus is close to some of Sydney’s great beaches at Cronulla and to the beautiful Royal National Park. Cronulla is a lively suburb with many restaurants, cafes, bars and a cinema. At Miranda, just a 10 minute walk away from the hospital, there is a Westfield Shopping Centre and cinema complex.
What you'll be doing
The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is ‘exceptional care, healthier lives’. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.
Quality and Risk - you will be responsible for fostering and developing a quality and innovative practice culture across the organisation. Including, showcasing quality initiatives internally and externally, management of QARS, MAPS, Leadership Walkarounds and the hospital's Safety Program. Lead the process for achieving and maintaining accreditation status of the Hospital. Maintain oversight and monitoring of the organisation-wide risk register (ERMS), ensuring emerging trends are identified and appropriate risk mitigation strategies are implemented with key stakeholders.
Patient Safety – you will be responsible for directing staff within the organisation toward improvements that support the reduction of patient harm, ensuring the quality of patient care through a commitment to excellence and innovation, in partnership with local clinical teams.
Relevant tertiary qualifications in a health-related field or relevant equivalent work experience, or a combination of study and work experience that demonstrates a track record in quality, safety and risk management.
Extensive knowledge of contemporary issues in integrated clinical risk, patient safety and quality systems and standards used to monitor and evaluate health services, including the National Safety and Quality and Health Service Standards.
Demonstrated skills in managing a number of projects concurrently, with varying timeframes and workloads, in a high volume work environment.
Highly developed communication, interpersonal and influencing skills and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with clinical teams and senior management.
Demonstrated high level analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to provide authoritative advice and recommendations across a large and complex organisation.
Demonstrated experience in planning and evaluation at strategic and service levels.
Demonstrated skills in leadership and motivation with experience in mentoring, coaching and facilitating multi-disciplinary teams.
Proven data analysis skills and the ability to use computer technology effectively in order to collect, monitor and synthesise quantitative and qualitative data from core clinical quality and patient safety systems (e.g. IIMS).
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For role related queries or questions contact Valerie Jovanovic on Valerie.Jovanovic@health.nsw.gov.au
Applications Close: 05 April, 2019