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2021
Job advertisement

The Senior Project Officer, General Practice and Primary Care will be responsible for leading the work on coordinating the implementation of the NGPA Scheme as well as contributing to broader activities to support the National Standards Program to:

  • Provide ongoing support and resource development for health services implementing the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards
  • Develop the National Safety and Quality Primary Health Care Standards and resources to support implementation of the standards.

Successful candidates will need to be able to demonstrate:

  1. Excellent policy development and project management experience relevant to safety and quality in health care, particularly in general practice and the primary care sector
  2. Demonstrated high level research and analytical skills
  3. Demonstrated excellent writing skills, including the ability to write high quality documents for a variety of audiences and in different formats
  4. Demonstrated highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, in particular, an excellent ability to consult and negotiate with a wide variety of stakeholders
  5. A high level of knowledge and comprehensive understanding of key safety and quality issues relevant to health care in particular the primary care sector
  6. Relevant tertiary qualifications.

Candidates must be Australian citizens to be eligible to apply. Questions about the role can be directed to Margaret Banks (02) 9126 3684 or email ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight Wednesday, 10 March 2021. Only complete applications will be considered.

2021
Job advertisement

The Senior Project Officer, National Standards will be responsible for the day to day work of the National Standards program projects including: 

  • Supporting the development of Standards and accreditation, including in primary care
  • Managing  projects to implementing the second edition of the NSQHS Standards and develop additional Standards for aged care, primary care and other sectors
  • Stakeholder management
  • Secretariat support and stakeholder management of meetings and workshops
  • Preparing project plans, procurement documentation, briefs, report, meeting papers, minutes and budgets.

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate:

  1. Excellent policy development and project management experience relevant to safety and quality in health care and/or accreditation of health service organisations
  2. Demonstrated high level research and analytical skills
  3. Experience in the management and or development of education and training programs
  4. Demonstrated excellent writing skills, including the ability to write high quality documents for a variety of audiences and in different formats
  5. Demonstrated highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, in particular, an excellent ability to consult and negotiate with a wide variety of stakeholders
  6. A high level of knowledge and comprehensive understanding of key safety and quality issues relevant to accreditation of health service organisations
  7. Relevant tertiary qualifications.

Candidates must be Australian citizens to be eligible to apply. Questions about the role can be directed to Margaret Banks (02) 9126 3684 or email ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Wednesday 10 March 2021. Only complete applications will be considered. 

2021
Job advertisement

The Commission is seeking a non-ongoing Senior Project Officer to be responsible for leading the work on the assigned work plan deliverables and the development of resources as required as well as contributing to broader activities to support the National Standards Program. This will include undertaking research and analysis of information, project management, policy development, stakeholder management, facilitation of meetings, preparation of project documentation and collaborating with other relevant programs within the Commission.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Highly developed research, strategic analysis and interpretation skills
  • Highly developed and excellent project management skills and experience, including a sound ability to manage multiple priorities, recognise common links, identify and manage risks and align key objectives
  • Qualification as a health professional with clinical experience desirable.
  • Experience in analysing evidence and developing conceptual models and approaches to complex problems
  • High quality experience in policy development at a national or state level and preferably within a healthcare context.

Candidates must be Australian citizens to be eligible to apply. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.  

Questions about the role can be directed to Margaret Banks (02) 9126 3684 or email ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Tuesday 11 May 2021. Only complete applications will be considered. Auto-generated applications will not be considered.

2021
Job advertisement

The Senior Project Officer will be responsible for leading the work on the assigned work plan deliverables and the development of resources. As the Senior Project Officer will also be required to contribute to broader activities to support the National Standards Program. This will include undertaking research and analysis of information, project management, policy development, stakeholder management, facilitation of meetings, preparation of project documentation and collaborating with other relevant programs within the Commission.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Excellent project management, time management and organisational skills
  • Effective and well-developed interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to present, negotiate, influence and consult
  • Knowledge of the Australian healthcare system and an understanding of issues regarding safety and quality in health care
  • Experience facilitating the work of committees, and engaging and communicating with stakeholders
  • Masters level qualifications is desirable.

Candidates must be Australian citizens to be eligible to apply.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 26 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016. This vacancy is open only to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

You are required to provide confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage. This evidence may be provided as part of your application or at a later stage of the recruitment process.

Questions about the role can be directed to Margaret Banks (02) 9126 3684 or email ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Wednesday 21 July 2021. Only complete applications will be considered. Auto-generated applications will not be considered.

 

2021
Job advertisement

The Commission is seeking a contracted/seconded Senior Project Officer (12 months) to lead the work on the AURA, IPC/HAI programs in regard to the Commission’s antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) program. The position is responsible for the development of resources to support AMS, as well as contributing to broader activities to support AURA and IPC/HAI programs. This will include undertaking research and analysis of data and information, project management, policy development and guidance, stakeholder management, facilitation of meetings, preparation of project documentation and collaborating with other relevant programs within the Commission.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A high level of knowledge and experience of the Australian healthcare system, government policy context and processes including a comprehensive understanding of the issues regarding safety and quality in health care, specifically for AMS and antimicrobial use in regard to antimicrobial resistance
  • Highly developed and demonstrated project management skills and experience, including a sound ability to manage multiple priorities, recognise common links, identify and manage risks and align key objectives, to meet established timeframes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to cultivate positive working relationships and work flexibly with both internal and external stakeholders to achieve improvements in AMS and patient outcomes
  • Highly developed research, literature review, strategic data analysis, and interpretation skills to inform AMS strategies
  • A professional, positive, strategic and solutions-focused approach to work with excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Tertiary qualifications in pharmacy, health policy/planning, or quality and safety.

This vacancy is open to labour hire candidates or candidates seeking a secondment.

Any interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Kathy Meleady, Stream Director on (02) 9126 3640 should they have any questions. Or alternatively, email ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight, Friday 25 June 2021. Only complete applications will be considered. Auto-generated applications will not be considered.

 

 

2015
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The purpose of this guide is to provide practical guidance for managers and practitioners responsible for credentialing, and for determining and managing, a health practitioner’s scope of clinical practice. This is an ancillary guide only. It does not replace or supersede state, territory or organisational policies on credentialing.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This decision aid can be used with your doctor to help you decide whether to use antibiotics when you or your child has a sore throat.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This decision aid can be used with your doctor to help you decide whether to use antibiotics when you or your child has acute bronchitis.

2015
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This guide explains what the 10 elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care mean for you as a patient, and for families, carers and consumers.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The NSQHS Standards Workforce Immunisation Risk Matrix can be used by health service organisations to assess their workforce for risks associated with vaccine preventable disease transmission and develop actions to mitigate these risks.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The guide was developed to support standardised national surveillance and reporting of healthcare-associated Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection (HA-SABSI) by Australian hospitals. It supersedes the Commission's 2016 Implementation Guide for Surveillance of Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The purpose of this document is to provide practical guidance for managers and clinicians responsible for credentialing, and for determining and managing a clinician’s scope of clinical practice. This guide supports but does not replace or supersede state, territory or organisational policies, by-laws or rules on credentialing.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The APAS – OrgTRx Quick Reference Guide provides instructions for APAS contributors on how to create and export formatted antibiograms. 

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

The Multi-Purpose Services Aged Care Module (the MPS Aged Care Module) has been developed by the Commission in collaboration with the Australian Government, state and territory departments of health, and the Commission’s Multi-Purpose Services Project Advisory Committee. The MPS Aged Care Module describes, in six actions, the requirements of the Aged Care Quality Standards not covered by the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards. It is only applicable to eligible MPS and was endorsed by the Australian Health Minister’s Advisory Council on 7 February 2020.

2021
Guide, user guide or guidelines

This document provides an overview of the protocols and procedures relating to the operation of CARAlert and describes the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders involved with the system.