First listed on: 19 January 2020


National Safety and Quality Health Service Accreditation Manager

Employment Type: 
Permanent Full Time

Position Classification: Health Manager Level 4
Remuneration: $2441.31 - $2920.87 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ147945

Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”

What you'll be doing

The National Safety and Quality Health Service Accreditation Manager position provides  leadership, and delivers relevant strategic and operational direction and  high level expert advice to all levels of staff and services across NSLHD, including Hospital and Service Executive teams, Network Leads and line managers, on accreditation requirements and processes, ensuring the district’s compliance with the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards. 

Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  1. Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them .
  2. Tertiary qualifications in a Health related field and/or extensive experience in a health care environment.
  3. Demonstrated experience in NSQHS and accreditation surveys.
  4. Demonstrated ability to provide strategic advice on accreditation, quality improvement and safety programs.
  5. Demonstrated high level of leadership, motivation, initiative, organisational and time management skills, with an ability to work independently with limited supervision, prioritise workload and deliver outcomes within time frames.
  6. Capacity to produce professional written materials including plans, analysis, reports and recommendations to inform decision making.
  7. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, including negotiation and liaison with well-developed oral communication skills including oral presentations, developing and delivering education programs.
  8. Demonstrated experience in project management including the development, implementation and monitoring of project initiatives.

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For role related queries or questions contact Mark Zacka at or 02 9462 9963.

Applications Close: 31 January 2020 

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and promote a smoke-free work environment. Appropriate criminal record and child protection checks conducted for all positions.

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