Healthy Hearing Quality & Data Coordinator

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: South Brisbane
Categories: CNC

Mater Health has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our Healthy Hearing Service as our new acting Southern Area Healthy Hearing Quality & Data Coordinator.

Reporting to the Director Speech Pathology and Audiology this is a Full-Time, 15-week acting opportunity which will see you provide expert clinical advice to public and private Queensland maternity providers located across Southern Queensland in the delivery of the universal newborn hearing screening program and to assist in the early identification and diagnosis of babies born with a permanent hearing loss in Queensland.

We open to considering a job share for this opportunity!

Salary range: $61.67 - $69.22 (RN level 3) per hour plus superannuation and access to not-for-profit salary packaging up to $15,900  + access to many staff benefits!

What you’ll be doing

The position will facilitate a specific focus on newborn hearing screening providing support to all screening teams to optimise the delivery of best practice healthcare and to achieve the standards of care required for the newborn hearing screening program.

  • Facilitate high-quality hearing screening services in Queensland
  • Develop, deliver, and evaluate mandatory nurse screener education for maternity screening teams
  • Continuously develop nurse screening team's knowledge and skills, including simulation training
  • Review and update Education and Training resources to align with screening equipment and protocols
  • Monitor and report on key performance objectives for Queensland Health and National screening  KPI’s
  • Provide expert support for screening and QChild State-wide database enquiries and problem-solving
  • Lead and participate in state-wide Healthy Hearing initiatives to identify childhood hearing loss prevalence
  • Promote evidence-based practice and address non-compliance issues in hearing screening service delivery
  • Conduct regular quality assurance activities, risk management reviews, and reporting
  • Contribute to quality improvement initiatives and systematic reviews of clinical practice
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient and corporate information

About you

  • Current registration with APHRA
  • Minimum of 5 years+ experience in a specific clinical specialty
  • Possession of valid Queensland drivers’ licence
  • Willingness to undertake travel throughout southern Queensland
  • Experience in neonatal intensive care
  • Experience in newborn Hearing screening and knowledge of the State-wide universal hearing screening program protocols
  • Experience in clinical leadership
  • Extensive experience practicing as a Registered Nurse/Midwife with high-risk patients with the ability to provide expert clinical advice
  • Extensive leadership experience within a Healthy Hearing newborn hearing screening team
  • High-level interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills with the ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders at various levels

Why join us?

Mater is Queensland’s largest and most innovative not-for-profit healthcare service, providing care for almost 700,000 patients a year across a network of 11 hospitals.

We are a leader in healthcare, education and research — and that’s because we employ exceptional people. #MAKEYOURMATERMOVE

  • Via salary packaging arrangements, allocate some living expenses directly from your pre-taxable income and ultimately increase your take-home pay
  • Access to package meal and entertainment expenses via salary packaging
  • Access to leading education and professional development via Mater Education
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program and on-site pastoral care teams
  • Discounts to local and national business/venues for Dining/Retail/Travel & Accommodation/Other
  • Unlimited access to a multitude of discounted fitness facilities through Fitness Passport
  • Access to on-site, discounted parking
  • Discounted food and beverage at various campus cafés and coffee venues

For more information specific to the role, please view the PD here – Download File 240702 HH Mater Health PD Template CNS (002).pdf

Please include a 1-page cover letter with your application outlining your interest and suitability to the role.

Applications close on 17th July 2024. Please note, we may contact applications prior to the closing date, please do not hesitate to APPLY NOW!

Mater is committed to the wellbeing of their staff, and it is underpinned by our flexible and remote working policies.

Please Note: We will not require any support from Recruitment Agencies at this time and kindly request no contact is made. Only direct applications will be considered.

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