Patient Safety & Quality Officer | Part time
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Job no: 492941
Work type: Part-time
Categories: Administration / Support Service, Other, Medical Officer
- Part-time opportunities available with staff benefits
- Great opportunity to use your clinical skills to improve the safety and quality of care provided to our patients
- Learning and Development prospects to upskill you in your career
Taking care of people is our reason for being
At Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAH), fondly known as the San, taking care of people is our reason for being. It’s what drives us to deliver exceptional outcomes for our patients and it’s a shared sense of purpose that extends to everyone who works here too. When you work for the San, you’ll feel valued and supported by our strong commitment to learning, flexibility, great benefits and a positive culture of teamwork and cooperation.
Some of the exceptional employee benefits we offer are
- As a not-for-profit organisation, our team members can increase their take home pay by salary packaging living expenses of up to $9,009 per FTB year
- Access to a tax-free meal, entertainment & venue benefit card valued at $2,650 per FBT year
- Ability to access our paid continuing education allowance for Post Grad Qualifications
- Up to 14 weeks paid parental leave
- Beautiful, leafy campus with ample discounted car parking
- Discounted gym membership for you and your family, using Fitness Passport and access to our Elia Wellness Program
- We have many other benefits as well, to see a complete list of all our other Employee benefits and discounts, visit Working with Us - Why you'll love it
What you’ll be doing in this role
We are recruiting for a part-time Patient Safety & Quality Officer to become part of our friendly and dedicated team who take pride in providing high-quality care to patients, their families, and visitors.
As part of the Medical and Clinical Governance team in this role you will work with consumers and managers in investigating and clarifying customer feedback and preparing satisfactory responses at an individual level, monitoring incidents and supporting improvement strategies and facilitating the clinical audit process.
As a Patient Safety & Quality Officer, you will be responsible for:
- Implementation of systems, including monitoring and accountability processes to ensure clinical incident investigations are completed within the expected timeframes
- Assist management with the development of strategies to action and submit appropriate evidence to support completion of recommendations following serious clinical incident investigations
- Audit the activities of various departments for compliance with clinical guidelines, plans, policies and procedures prescribed by Management. Prepare and document audit reports, including findings and corrective actions. Liaise with relevant managers within the organisation on policy and procedural matters that arise in the course of an audit.
- Prepare high-level briefs, reports and correspondence as required
- Undertake data analysis from various data sources including but not limited to clinical data, for the identification and management hospital acquired complications
- Wholeheartedly contributing to a culture of excellence and continuous quality improvement
- Actively contributing to a culture of comradery and teamwork
What we are looking for
- Be a qualified Registered Nurse
- Have exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Be Capable of working collaboratively in a team environment and be a team player and be capable of working autonomously
- Ability to organise, manage, and prioritise multiple tasks
- Commitment to providing quality customer service to internal and external stakeholders and engage in a friendly and professional manner
- Enthusiasm, motivation, and focus towards completing tasks and learning new skills
- Proactiveness when solving challenges
- Experience, knowledge and a strong interest in improving safety and quality systems in healthcare
- Willingness to embrace Adventist Healthcare’s values of excellence and integrity
About Adventist Healthcare
We are NSW’s largest and most comprehensive private hospital (700+ beds) with a dedicated team of 2400 team members, over 1000 medical officers and 300 volunteers. As a not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare organisation advancing healthcare since 1903, we have a proud history of delivering outstanding care and we are at the forefront of our field with best in-class technology and game-changing research.
What to expect
Please know that employment with Adventist Healthcare requires:
- A National Police Check
- Two professional working reference checks
- At least 2 COVID-19 vaccinations with 3 doses preferred
- Other pre-employment screenings as required
How to apply
If you see yourself in this role, we’d love to hear from you. Just click on the ‘Apply’ button, fill out your details and submit. Once you apply, we’ll keep you up to date on how your application is progressing via email. Please note: Only applicants via portal will be accepted.
If you’d like to chat with one of our team members about this role, then please contact:
MaryAnne Noonan | Clinical Governance Manager
Phone: (02) 9480 9744
Please note: Applicants will be reviewed as they are received and progressed to interview and appointed if deemed suitable. Therefore, we encourage you to Apply Now to avoid disappointment.
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