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Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Officer Full-time Job

1 week ago   Nursing   Gold Coast   6 views
Job Details

Please note: This role can also be filled by a Clinical Nurse orPatient Safety Officer - Senioras per attached Role Descriptions.

The Role

An opportunity has become available for a Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Officer to join Gold Coast Health (GCH) where the focus of our 12 000-strong team is on providing world-class health care to people living in the Gold Coast, and northern New South Wales region of Australia.

You will

  • Provide high-level advice to a variety of stakeholders on developing, implementing, and maintaining effective HHS-wide patient safety systems and continuous quality improvement activities
  • Under guidance, facilitate the development, coordination, delivery and evaluation of patient safety and quality improvement management activities
  • Conduct the research, planning, implementation, and coordination of programs to support patient care
  • Participate in or support clinical teams' critical analysis of clinical care standards, delivery, and outcomes
  • Maintain consultative partnerships and networks with senior management within the health service, other government agencies, consumers, private sector, primary care, academia, and industry to maximise patient safety and improvement initiatives through collaboration

About you

To be successful in this position you will require:

  • While not mandatory, a relevant qualification in Quality and Safety Improvement would be well regarded
  • Evidence of vaccination, or be able to be vaccinated against and remain vaccinated against - Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Hepatitis B and COVID 19
  • Tuberculosis screening, to identify if the tuberculosis vaccination may be required
  • Declaration of serious discipline history must be completed


  • Flexible work options
  • Career Development
  • Salary Packaging
  • Modern Facilities
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Research Opportunities
  • Up to 12.75% super
  • 17.5% leave loading


  • Permanent full time
  • Base salary ranging from $108 936 - $116 690 per annum

About Us

The Clinical Governance Service aims to ensure sound multi-disciplinary clinical governance processes exist to optimise patient outcomes through the commitment to deliver high quality care that is underpinned by a robust safety culture alongside the commitment to 'Always Care'. The Patient Safety and Quality Improvement team is responsible for supporting the Gold Coast Health leadership team to develop, monitor and refine a clinical governance framework, including patient safety, quality and other initiatives that come under the umbrella of clinical governance. Based in Southport.

About Gold Coast Health

  • Nationally and internationally recognised location for innovative medical research and health care
  • Annual operating budget exceeding $1.5 billion
  • More than 1100 beds across three hospitals - Gold Coast University Hospital, Robina Hospital, Varsity Lakes Hospital and Robina and Southport Health Precincts
  • Secondary and tertiary health services across more than 20 facilities
  • Opportunity to combine professional advancement, job satisfaction and relaxation into one fulfilling lifestyle
  • A workplace culture that encourages people to bring their whole selves to work so that they can perform at their best
  • Committed to reflecting the diversity of the Gold Coast community and ensuring each staff member is included and feels like they belong

How to Apply

Click APPLY to submit your application by Thursday, 2 February 2023

Job Ad reference: GC465286AO

Please note: no third-party applications will be accepted.

Company Description
Queensland Health is a dynamic organisation committed to providing a range of services aimed at achieving good health and wellbeing for all Queenslanders. Through a network of 16 Hospital and Health Services and the Mater Hospitals, Queensland Health delivers a range of integrated services including hospital inpatient, outpatient and emergency services, community and mental health services, aged care services and public health and health promotion programs.