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Quality Improvement Clinical Project Officer

Organisation : Palliative Care Australia

Location : Canberra (Griffith)

Work type : Part-time

Profession : Community Services, Healthcare & Medical, Project Management

Sector : Community Support Services, Health – General

Salary type : Annual Package

Salary : $105,000 FTE

Application closing date : 15 Mar, 2021

About the role

  • Excellent opportunity to work with a leading national peak organisation and to make a real difference in the broader community
  • Excellent remuneration full-time equivalent salary circa $105,000 PLUS super PLUS salary packaging options
  • Part-time, 2-3 days per week
  • 12 month contract with possible extension
  • Supportive, family-friendly work environment
  • Preferred location Canberra, ACT

Reporting to the National Policy Manager, the Quality Improvement Clinical Project Officer is responsible for providing quality improvement advice across the policy and program areas of PCA with particular focus on the Palliative Care Self-Assessment (PaCSA) in relation to the National Palliative Care Standards (5th Ed.). The Quality Improvement Clinical Project Officer will work closely with the National Clinical Advisor and the Digital Communications Manager to support palliative care services across Australia to identify their continuous improvement needs and implement their activities.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities include:

Consult and liaise with key stakeholders, including PCA member organisations, advisory committees, government health service providers and consumer organisations, to inform the ongoing implementation of PaCSA, including leading the focus on quality improvement within each self-assessment cycle.

Together with the National Clinical Advisor and the Digital Communications Manager, respond to government inquiries, reviews, submissions and reports to promote quality care at the end of life, with a focus on quality improvement advice and strategies.

In conjunction with the Digital Communications Manager, manage and administer the PaCSA portal and deliver the strategic development objectives.

Provide leadership in the review and update of clinical guidelines and frameworks in palliative and end of life care and service frameworks with a focus on the quality improvement component of such work.

To be successful in this role you will thrive on new challenges and be excited about the opportunity to demonstrate your energy, creativity, communication and interpersonal capacities. 

Applications close 5:00 pm, 15 March 2021.

For further information please contact the National Clinical Advisor/Nurse Practitioner, Kate Reed ph. 0409 714 741.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Palliative Care Australia

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) is the national peak body for palliative care.

PCA represents all those who work towards high quality palliative care for all Australians. Working closely with consumers, our Member Organisations and the palliative care workforce, we aim to improve access to, and promote the need for, palliative care.

We believe quality palliative care occurs when strong networks exist between specialist palliative care providers, primary generalist, primary specialist and support care providers and the community.

 

How to apply

To apply please forward your current resume and a written response to the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description to pca@palliativecare.org.au. Applicants who do not respond to the selection criteria will not be considered. 


Please quote in application: Quality Improvement Clinical Project Officer via Pro Bono Australia.


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