Clinical Governance Manager The Centre for Safety & Innovation
76 Hours per fortnight
Ballarat Health Services (BHS) is currently seeking an experienced health professional and leader to join our team as the Care Standards and Clinical Governance Manager in the Centre for Safety & Innovation.
The Centre for Safety & Innovation supports BHS to meet and exceed quality and safety standards and enable improvement and innovation across our organisation, with the ultimate goal of maximising consumer experience, safety, and outcomes. We value stakeholder relationships, diversity, and consumer engagement, and work to provide effective, solution-focussed consultancy support across BHS.
The Care Standards and Clinical Governance Manager leads a team of Quality Improvement Consultants and the GovDocs co-ordinator who support all areas of Ballarat Health Services achieve and exceed performance as defined across the relevant service standards and enable an ‘always ready’ accreditation culture.
As the successful applicant, you will have broad clinical and operational experience encompassing residential care, acute, sub-acute, mental health, primary and community care services, and proven leadership ability. You will have extensive experience in managing accreditation processes within a health and human services environment, and a demonstrated commitment to consumer safety and consumer-centred care.
You will facilitate and foster best practise based on contemporary evidence, be an enabler of innovation and an effective leader of change, with the ability to nurture a dynamic and cohesive team culture.
Key Selection Criteria
Qualifications and Experience
Qualification in a clinical health profession.
AHPRA registration or relevant professional membership is preferred but not essential
Relevant post-graduate qualifications at Masters level are preferred but not essential
Extensive experience in managing accreditation processes within a health and human services environment.
Broad clinical, operational and leadership experience encompassing residential care, acute, sub-acute, mental health, primary and community care services.
Experienced in data collection, auditing and analysis.
Technical/Professional Knowledge and skills
A demonstrated understanding of and commitment to consumer safety and consumer-centred care.
Extensive knowledge of and commitment to the National Model Clinical Governance Framework, SCV Clinical Governance Framework, National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards, Aged Care Quality Standards, National Standards for Mental Health Services, Human Services Standards and other relevant standards.
Ability to produce high quality written reports and correspondence.
An extensive and contemporary knowledge of Risk Management, Clinical Redesign, and Quality Improvement, and the ability to apply this knowledge as a practitioner and leader.
Knowledge of legal requirements and relevant policies and procedures relating to patient safety and the practice setting.
Planning & Organising:Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
Continuous Improvement:Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas, and implementing solutions.
Adaptability:Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Leadership Disposition:Demonstrating the traits, inclinations, and dispositions that characterize successful leaders; exhibiting behaviour styles that meet the demands of a leader role.
Work Standards:Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
Stress Tolerance:Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
Innovation:Generating innovative solutions in work situations; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities
Communication:Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
Building Strategic Working Relationships:Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
Negotiation:Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
Developing Others:Planning and supporting the development of individuals’ skills and abilities so that they can fulfil current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.
If you feel that you are suited to this exciting opportunity, please apply on the Ballarat Health Services website via the e-recruit portal. If you have any further enquiries please contact (Lisa-Jane Moody) on (0447 731 492).
Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Immunisation clearance and a satisfactory current Police Record Check.
BHS is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.