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2018
Advisory

The intent of this advisory is to:

  • Standardise processes across accrediting agencies for assessing applications for extensions to general practices’ accreditation status.
  • Clarify that changes to the accreditation cycle, including backdating the commencement date, is not permitted.
2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to standardise requirements for assessment of general practices that physically relocate premises during an accreditation cycle.

2018
Advisory

The purpose of this advisory is to clarify responsibilities and processes for accrediting agencies and general practices when a practice transfers between accrediting agencies.

2018
Advisory

To describe the requirements for accrediting agencies to notify the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) and relevant state and territory health care complaints bodies of significant risks of patient harm that pose an ongoing risk to public health and safety that are identified during the assessment of general practices.

2019
Job advertisement

An non-ongoing EL1 Senior Project Officer in the AURA and Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) team, was advertised in the APS gazette on 11 September 2019.

As a member of the AURA and HAI team, the Senior Project Officer will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the operation and enhancement of the AURA Surveillance System and surveillance of HAI’s
  • Supporting and contributing to ongoing analyses and reporting of AURA Surveillance System and HAI data to promote use of these data in improving health service delivery
  • Preparing of reports, briefing notes, and other resources to support the utilisation of epidemiological and other data analyses
  • Contributing to support for expert panels and advisory committees, and participate as required on these groups, for the development of appropriate responses to AMR and HAIs.

Applications for this role will close at midnight AEST on Wednesday 25 September 2019. Instructions on how to apply are available in the Applicant Pack in the links below.

2019
Job advertisement

This position will work under the direction of the Stream Director of the AURA, HAI/IPC and Emerging Issues to take responsibility for a range of policy and program activities across the issues required of the team.  This requires an ability to be responsible to changing priorities and work simultaneously on a number of key activities. 
 
The Senior Project Officer role requires initiative and analytical capacity, as well as policy and program management expertise and as well as a good strategic understanding of the healthcare system. 
 
The role involves a range of research, analytic, writing, planning, project management and consultation activities to advance the Commission’s work to improve safety and quality of health care. 

Key responsibilities include:

1. Under the direction of the Stream Director, lead the planning and implementation of strategies and national guidance to support the ongoing development of, and reporting by the AURA Surveillance System, and other activities of the team, as required.

2. Undertaking project management activities including project planning and documentation, implementation, monitoring and reporting on progress of the project; providing recommendations about managing risk; identifying problems and proposing possible solutions.

3. Review, analyse and summarise published literature, websites, policy papers and other materials to prepare papers which will inform policy and program direction

4. Preparing high-quality written reports, briefs and other documents for a range of audiences on a range of complex healthcare issues.

5. Consulting with experts and stakeholders including coordination of formal consultation processes, where required, to achieve the objectives of the program. 

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate:

1. Demonstrated analytical skills, ability to deal with issues capably and sensitively to meet organisational objectives

2.  Demonstrated project planning management experience in complex environments

3. Experience in writing for different audiences and in different formats

4. Experience in analysing , interpreting and utilising literature reviews and searches

 

2019
Template, survey or form
2019
Template, survey or form

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Template, survey or form

National Hand Hygiene Initiative.

2019
Template, survey or form

National Hand Hygiene Initiative

2019
Template, survey or form

National Hand Hygiene Initiative.