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2020
Job advertisement

The APS6 Project Officer, AURA, IPC / HAI, will be responsible for undertaking end-to-end procurement, project planning and management, contract management, budget planning, writing briefings and other documents for internal and/or external audiences, support of the help desk and other system support roles of the team. Support for committees, working groups, meetings, forums and workshops are key functions of this role.

The period of employment will be for up to 12 months and via contract arrangement.

Information on this vacancy and how to apply can be found in the link below. Applications for this role will close midnight Monday 17 August 2020. Questions about the role can be directed to Kathy Meleady (02) 9126 3640 or acsqhchr@safetyandquality.gov.au.  

2020
Job advertisement

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.

For full position description and applicant pack please see link below. 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, Sunday 27 September 2020

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on leadership, culture, imaging, communication, mental health, Aboriginal people’s experience of health care, BRCA-related cancer, electronic health records, bundled payments, progressive neurological conditions, falls, asthma, clinical decision support systems and more

Also covered are new issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on surgical volume and quality, antimicrobial stewardship, pressure injuries, patient experience, patient-centred care quality indicators, just culture, Vitamin D and more

Also covered are new issues of the Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on sepsis, implementing health in all policies, prescribing errors, machine learning, breast cancer risk, diagnosis, and more

Also covered are new issues of the American Journal of Medical Quality and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI), integrated care, nursing, genomic medicine, deteriorating patients, shared decision making, hip and knee surgery, and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Journal for Healthcare Quality, the Journal of Patient Experience and the Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on patient experience, public health, patient safety, speaking up, medication safety, dementia, end of life care, attire, health information technology, surgical instruments and more.

Also covered are new issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and Patient Safety, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and latest from the UK’s NICE.

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on the draft Severe Perineal Tears Clinical Care Standard, pressure injuries, diagnostic error, antibiotic over-prescribing, guidelines, sepsis, training and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Australian Journal of Primary Health, Future Leaders Communiqué, Healthcare Policy, and HealthcarePapers, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and latest from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

2019
Newsletter

This week’s issue includes items on bias in health care, Clostridium difficile/Clostridioides difficile, the National Hand Hygiene Initiative, dementia, medication reviews, patient and family engagement, intrapartem care, reporting safety concerns, antimicrobial stewardship and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Patient Experience Journal and Health Affairs, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the latest from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on infection prevention and control, over-diagnosis and over-treatment of the frail elderly, patient feedback, multimorbidity, clinician engagement, person-centred learning health systems, patient-physician relationship, medication safety, blood management and more.

Also covered are new issues of the Journal for Healthcare Quality and the Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest guidance from NICE and in the UK.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on shift work in health care, sepsis in children, quality and safety, shared decision making, pregnancy care, patient engagement, antibiotic management and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the Australian Journal of Primary Health along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on draft National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health Standards, infection prevention and control, falls and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of BMJ Quality & Safety and the Journal of Patient Experience along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, including resources from the Commission, Cochrane Collaboration and others, medication management in cancer care, diagnostic safety, teamwork, PPE and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Clinical Communiqué, Healthcare Paper and the Journal of Patient Safety & Risk Management along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, bundled payments, integrated health and social care, shared decision making, telemedicine, clinical quality registries and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Pediatric Quality & Safety, the Journal of Patient Experience, the Patient Experience Journal and the Journal of Health Services Research & Policy along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, racism, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander kidney care, General Practice Pharmacists, quality, unplanned readmissions and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, The Journal for Healthcare Quality, Healthcare Quarterly and Health Affairs along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, opioid misuse, quality improvement collaboratives, and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of Nursing Leadership and the Future Leaders Communiqué along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care.

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, mental health and substance use, inpatient harm, health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, nursing care, communication and resolution, open disclosure, and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of BMJ Quality & Safety along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) and the USA’s AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, developmental language disorder, diagnostic errors in the COVID-19 era, team communication after an error, patient feedback and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NIHR (National Institute for Health and Research) and the USA’s AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, personalised medicine, integrated care and more.

Also covered are the latest issues of the Australian Health Review and Health Affairs along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).

2020
Newsletter

This issue includes items on COVID-19, cognitive impairment, antimicrobial resistance, primary health care, patient safety culture, waiting times, medication errors and more.

Also covered is the latest issue of the American Journal of Medical Quality along with the latest online papers from BMJ Quality & Safety and the International Journal for Quality in Health Care and the latest from the UK’s NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence).