Quality and Safety Manager

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Work type: Permanent
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: All other

About the role

Mater is currently looking for applications a Quality and Safety Manager for Mater Private Hospital Brisbane (MPHB), on a permanent full-time basis.

This position reports directly to the Director of Clinical Services and is responsible for activities relating to Quality and Clinical Safety Management, and accreditation, across the hospital. 

The position will be responsible for all aspects of clinical quality and safety for MPHB. This may also include portfolios of interest to drive change across Mater Health, e.g. clinical care standards.

Salary commensurate with experience

What you’ll be doing

With a focus on quality systems, consumer experience and managing clinical risk/safety these roles will work collaboratively with staff and managers/clinicians to ensure quality governance systems are in place, clinical risk frameworks are functioning effectively, and there is a continuous improvement cycle in the delivery of high-quality healthcare.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the clinical sector (e.g. Bachelor of Nursing)
  • Relevant qualification and/or substantial work experience (up to 5 years) in managing organisational clinical governance/quality systems;
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, implementing and maintaining a quality management system and executing quality improvement measures;
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake data analysis
  • Demonstrated experience in evaluating workplace practices against accreditation standards, quality systems and organisational policies and procedures;
  • Demonstrated experience in risk and change management;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet key performance indicators and timeframes
  • Sound knowledge of the processes involved in maintaining accreditation status and compliance with accreditation standards;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to influence others;
  • Advanced computing skills using a suite of software and ability to interrogate data;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build productive professional relationships;
  • High level written communication skills (including report and policy writing);
  • Proven conceptual and analytical ability, initiative and independent judgement (including audit experience);
  • Demonstrated planning and policy development skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of healthcare sector policies and practices that effects quality and clinical risk; and
  • Contemporary quality and clinical risk management knowledge.

Why join us?

Joining a 10,000+ strong workforce, you will have the opportunity to work for an Australian leader in the field of Health, Education, Research and Foundation and work with a team who make a real difference to the lives of our patients, consumers and community. You will be a part of a workplace that offers compassionate care in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.

Via salary packaging arrangements allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increasing take-home pay

  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses
  • Access to leading education via Mater Education
  • Flexible working arrangements, including work from home options were suitable
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business and venues  for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation and Other
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

For further information please contact Tracey Hutley, Director of Clinical Services MPHB via tracey.hutley@mater.org.au

**Please note it is now a mandatory requirement of employment at the Mater that you are and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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