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The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) sought feedback on the draft National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards Aged Care Module.  This module has been developed to allow organisations to meet the requirements of both the NSQHS Standards and the Aged Care Quality (ACQ) Standards by assessment to one set of standards. Consultation is now closed.

2019
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An ongoing EL1 Senior Project Officer vacancy in the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) team, was advertised in the APS gazette on 30 August 2019. 

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

  • Project planning and management for national programs and initiatives to promote the implementation of the NSQHS Standard: Preventing and Controlling Healthcare-Associated Infection
  • Research and analysis of data, evidence and contemporary practice in regard to IPC and HAIs
  • Stakeholder engagement, clinical consultation, and facilitation of working groups to develop policy, programs and guidance in regard to IPC and HAIs
  • Preparation of analyses and reports for a range of audiences.

Applications for this role will close at midnight AEST on Friday 13 September 2019. Instructions on how to apply are available in the Applicant Pack in the links below.

2019
Job advertisement

An ongoing EL2 Program Manager, Indicator Development in the Safety & Quality Improvement Systems & Intergovernmental Relation team, was advertised in the APS gazette on 30 August 2019. 

As a member of the SQIS and IGR team, the Program Manager will be responsible for leading a small team to manage and delivery team programs of work to facilitate the maintenance and development of health care measurement and indicators to support local safety and quality improvement.

This position will also manage and supervise content work relating to:

  • Healthcare associated infection data set specifications and development of benchmarks;
  • Implementation of the Australian Hospital Patient Experience Question Set used to evaluate patient experience;
  • Development of a national strategy to assist severe incident monitoring;
  • Development and implementation of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs);
  • Identification and implementation of a survey to measure patient safety from the staff perspective;
  • Development, maintenance and implementation of clinical care standard indicators;
  • Maintenance and implementation support of the Australian Sentinel events list (version 2);
  • Development and review of maternal, neonatal, paediatrics safety and quality indicators.

Applications for this role will close at midnight AEST on Friday 13 September 2019. Instructions on how to apply are available in the Applicant Pack in the links below.