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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 Commission is seeking a Senior Project Officer who will lead the development of clinical care standards and associated resources, and identify implementation strategies within a quality improvement framework.  This will include managing the day to day work of a clinical care standards project which includes: project management, research and analysis of clinical information, resource development and writing, preparation of briefing papers and project correspondence policy development, stakeholder management, and facilitation of meetings.  The officer will be a member of the Clinical Care Standards Program team and will work collaboratively with other relevant programs within the Commission.

The successful candidate will have:

  • High level research, analytical and interpretation skills, and the ability to synthesise evidence and interpret complex information preferably in a health and medical context
  • Clinical knowledge/experience will be highly regarded
  • A high level of knowledge of the Australian healthcare system, government policy context and processes including a comprehensive understanding of the issues regarding healthcare variation and safety and quality in health care
  • Knowledge of evidence-based medicine and health care improvement
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant area, preferably a health-related discipline.

Candidates must be Australian citizens to be eligible to apply.

Questions about the role can be directed to Alice Bhasale (02) 9126 3515 or email ACSQHCHR@safetyandquality.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is midnight 5 May 2021. Only complete applications will be considered.

2020
Template, survey or form

A referral template for clinicians when referring patients for consideration for a colonoscopy. The template outlines relevant required information to support decision-making as described in Quality Statement 1 of the Colonoscopy Clinical Care Standard.

2019
Template, survey or form

A colonoscopy report template suitable for use when reporting the results of a patient's colonoscopy to patients, referring GPs and other clinicians.

2019
Template, survey or form

This resource provides guidance on the information a specialist should provide in the follow-up letter to a GP (and patient) when reporting a patient's colonoscopy results.