The Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) program supports the Commission’s work on the National Quality and Safety Health Service (NSQHS) Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-Associated Infection Standard, and coordination of the National Hand Hygiene Initiative (NHHI). This includes development of national policies, guidelines and strategies to respond to HAI and promote effective antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) and effective use of AURA data for HAI programs, and other patient safety initiatives to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance and HAI.
The Senior Project Officer will be responsible for the development of resources to support implementation of the NSQHS Standards (2nd edition), the implementation of the Australian Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection in Healthcare, the NHHI, as well as contributing to broader activities to support the AURA and IPC/HAI 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.
Please see the link below for the full position description and applicant pack. Applications that do not address the candidates suitability against the position description and selection criteria will not be considered.
Applications should be emailed to ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to contact Kathy Meleady on (02) 9126 3640 to further discuss this role.
Applications are due by midnight, Monday 30 November 2020