Quality Manger

$114,928 - $123,710 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT Government Offices, London Circuit, Canberra ACT, Australia
  • 21 Jun, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints Executive and Management Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Classification: Health Professional Level 4
Salary: $114,928 - $123,710 plus superannuation
Position No: 28481 - 023QZ
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 21 June 2022
Contact Officer: Mary Brun on mary.brun@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 2893

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: www.canberrahealthservices.act.gov.au

ACT Pathology is a division of the Canberra Health Services with laboratories located at both the Canberra Hospital and Calvary Public Hospital operating 24 hours, 7 days a week all year round and Collection Centres located at seven other sites. Pathology provides diagnostic and consultative services to medical specialists and general practitioners and their patients in hospital and in the community.

The Quality Manager will work with the Pathology executive leadership to drive and support excellence in care that meets and exceeds a range of applicable standards.

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities
To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  1. Effective communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain networks across Canberra Health Services and with external parties.
  2. Strong organisational skills with a strong work ethic.
  3. Be flexible, adaptable, and comfortable with a changing working environment.
  4. High level interpersonal skills in order to influence and lead change.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  1. Tertiary qualifications (or equivalent) in Medical Laboratory Science or a health-related field
  2. Quality Management experience in Pathology or a health-related field
  3. Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Council for the Certification of the Medical Laboratory Scientific Workforce (ACCMLSW).
  4. Have an understanding of National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accreditation requirements.
  5. Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  6. Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

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Job Closing Date

15 Jul, 2022