Eastern Grampians Health Service

Manager development and improvement

Job Description

This work aims to enhance the quality and safety for all consumers at EGHS.

The responsibilities and activities for this role include:

  • Responsible for embedding the relevant Clinical Governance Policy Frameworks to ensure the provision of high quality health care through continuous improvement.
  • Support the identification and management of clinical risk
  • Human resources management including staff rostering, recruitment and retention, leave management and professional development plans
  • Lead activities that support the organisation to achieve and maintain the standards of the relevant accrediting body
  • Report changes in legislation, standards and certification requirements to relevant managers and staff and where identified, raise issues of non-compliance
  • Provide expert recommendations regarding the planning, delivery and evaluation of clinical care with the focus building robust systems and processes
  • Support managers and staff to draft, evaluate and review policy and procedures against best practice guidelines and within program guidelines and frameworks
  • Manage the EGHS audit schedule, analyse the results (where applicable) and provide feedback to appropriate staff
  • Access, interpret and report information from varying sources including VHIMS, DHS reports, patient experience surveys, quality and safety indicators and Coroner’s cases .
  • Provide expert guidance, mentoring and supervision to other practitioners and students ensuring ongoing professional development opportunities for all staff and best practice in patient care
  • Actively lead and participate in delegated EGHS committees
  • Required to effectively represent the unit and EGHS and its interests in external forums

The successful applicant must have:

  • A qualification in a clinical or health related discipline
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity and management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute and practice collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience and skills in quality improvement, change management and organisational planning
  • Commitment to flexibility and innovation in practice including an evidence based approach to care
  • Extensive understanding of accreditation of all areas of EGHS
  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated by examples of a positive and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Commitment to a high standard of personal appearance and conduct that is clean, neat, tidy, punctual and respectful in language and manner towards staff, patients, residents and visitors
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication, co-ordination and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to write, evaluate and review policy and procedures within program guidelines and frameworks
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and chair meetings
  • Advanced computer skills to support effective use of a range of different software systems
  • Current drivers licence

For more information, contact Mario Santilli, Director Development and Improvement on [email protected] or (03) 5352 9426.

Appointment is subject to Immunisation clearance and current satisfactory Police and Working With Children Checks.

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Please ensure you address the selection criteria and attach an up to date resume including two business referees by  Wednesday 10th November 2021.

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Eastern Grampians Health Service