First listed on: 28 April 2019

Clinical Quality & Safety Manager, Southern Illawarra Hospital Group

Employment Type:
 Permanent Full Time
Facility: Clinical Governance
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 2
Remuneration: $95,426.00 - $113,183.00 per annum 
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ103243
Applications close: 19 May 2019

What you'll be doing

The Clinical Quality and Safety Manager within the Southern Illawarra Hospitals Group (SIHG) works with the other members of the Hub Safety and Quality Team to assist with the coordination of hub based quality, patient safety and Work Health and Safety (WHS) initiatives and programmes.  They are accountable for maintaining databases, and reporting on Quality and Safety concerns in the hub and for developing projects and systems with staff to address areas of improvement. Work with the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Clinical Governance team to ensure that the hub is appropriately supported by District services and that the hub appropriately supports the district in return.

The successful candidate would comply with all New South Wales Health policies and procedures relating to their employment. 

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Full-Time and Part-Time positions.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing. 

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:

Selection Criteria:

  1. Experience in the provision of quality management and quality improvement services and sound working knowledge of National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards 2nd Edition Accreditation Program.
  2. Sound working knowledge of the NSW Health Incident Management Policy.
  3. Previous experience in managing and coordinating patient safety activities.
  4. Demonstrated ability to implement an effective work health and safety management system that is consistent with NSW Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation.
  5. High level written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy.
  6. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deadlines and projects.
  7. Current NSW driver’s licence.
  8. Holding or working towards qualifications relevant to the core functions of the position.

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