Clinical Practice Development Project Lead

Job Details
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Department: Ambulance Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function:
Classification: AV5
Work Location: Blackburn North Business Centre
Reference: VG/1694527
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $124,681.00 - $147,392.00
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: How to apply for a position with AV.pdf (PDF, 116KB)

AV5 Clinical Practice Development Project Lead (PD0874).pdf (PDF, 267KB)


Position Details

The Medical Directorate oversees the strategic direction for pre-hospital clinical care in Ambulance Victoria (AV). To support this function, we develop and coordinate the publication of clinical practice guidelines (CPGs), work instructions and other procedures for AV's clinical user groups (predominantly paramedics but also including retrieval doctors and nurses, triage practitioners, first responders and others). As well as being a professional reference tool, these publications set the standard of clinical care as expected by AV and our stakeholders.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager Clinical Practice Guidelines, the responsibilities of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the development and maintenance of Ambulance Victoria's (AV's) clinical practice standards, protocols, guidelines and instructions for ALS, MICA, Flight and Volunteer practitioners using best practice principles to ensure the safe clinical care with a strong focus on evidence based care and continuous improvement
  • Provide reports including evidence summaries and recommendations to the Medical Advisory Committee regarding AV clinical practice
  • Develop and implement communication strategies to inform paramedics of clinical practice changes
  • Represent Medical Directorate on related committees, providing specialist input and recommendations.

Please refer to the position description for the full responsibilities and requirements of this position.

About you

To be considered for this position you will be tertiary qualified in a relevant health related field, possess postgraduate study related to evidence based practice and policy, knowledge translation, quality in healthcare or equivalent.  You have experience with working within and influencing complex clinical governance systems and possess systems thinking and well developed conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills.  Experience in undertaking clinical evidence reviews including systematic literature reviews and critical appraisal of research evidence is essential.  You have demonstrated history of effective negotiation, advanced communication and effective consultation with a range of stakeholders.

The successful candidate must have a current Victorian Driver's License and be willing to travel throughout metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria when required.

What's in it for you

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance.  We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking. 

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you're ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help make a real difference, we want to hear from you!

Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check.

By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role.

The position is graded at AV-5. The AV grade salary range for AV-5 position is $122,236 – $144,502 + 10.5% Superannuation, as well as excellent employment conditions in accordance with Ambulance Victoria's Enterprise Agreement.

How to apply?

Applicants are requested to address the selection criteria detailed in the position description and to read the document ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' on our careers page.  For any queries, please email or contact us on 03 9840 3653.

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:

  • A covering letter
  • A resume

We request that your application for the Clinical Practice Development Specialist position is forwarded by midnight Sunday, 5th February by clicking on ‘Apply online'. 

Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website to be considered. 

Our diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver the Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.

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