Quality Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for applications to join the Performance Improvement Unit at Grampians Health - Stawell as Quality Manager
Job Details
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Department: Stawell Regional Health
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Risk Management
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Western - Stawell
Reference: VG/SRH1649681
Closing Date: 14-Aug-2022
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Quality Manager.pdf (PDF, 276KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Denise Fitzpatrick
5358 8589

Position Details


Quality Manager
Fixed Term Part Time 

10 week position

64 hours per fortnight

Position Purpose

The Quality Manager provides key coordination and support for the Grampians Health (GH) – Stawell Quality and Clinical Governance systems.


Key Accountabilities

  • Develop an understanding of the current systems used within the Performance Improvement Unit (PIU), working closely with the Risk and Performance Improvement Lead and the Consumer participation and experience Lead.
  • Supporting local and organisation clinical governance committees with monitoring through audit and gap analysis against best practice, developing and monitoring action plans and reporting on progress against benchmarks.
  • Coordinating and supporting organisation preparation for the various accreditations in order for the organisation to meet compliance and regulatory obligations – in particular Aged Care accreditation for 2022.
  • Proactively ensuring the consumer is at the centre of all organisation strategies and initiatives
  • Supporting the organisation aims for assuring patient safety and continual improvement of patient care outcomes
  • Fostering continuous improvement by understanding best practice, evaluation, analysing emerging trends and identifying and responding to issues impacting on delivery of high- quality care.


About You:

  • Current registration with AHPRA as either a Registered Nurse or Allied Health professional
  • Post graduate qualifications in health management, clinical practice, quality improvement or a keen interest in improvement science.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading or having an active participation role in continuous quality improvement and or healthcare accreditation
  • Extensive experience in a primary health care, outpatients, emergency, aged care or other relevant health care settings
  • Sound understanding of relevant health service standards including:
    •  Australian National Safety and Quality Health Service standards
    • Aged Care Quality Standards
    • National Standards for Disability Services
    • Demonstrated experience in leadership and collaboration, and supporting a team.
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
    • Attention to detail and the ability to prepare reports to a timeframe;
    • Proficient in using IT systems particularly Microsoft office, audit tools and databases 
    • Knowledge of and experience in using improvement science methodology or project management experience.


Professional Standards

  • Stawell Regional Health Code of Conduct,  policies and clinical standards
  • Comply with all Commonwealth and State legislative requirements.


Applying for the Role:

  • Enquiries can be made to Denise Fitzpatrick – Director Quality, Risk & Performance Improvement on (03) 5358 8589
  • Online applications are to be submitted via the website link
  • In order to be considered for this position you will be required to attach a current resume and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria



Applications Close 14th August 2022




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All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check, Working With Children Check & Immunisation Clearance.


Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.


Vaccination against COVID-19 is a mandatory requirement for healthcare workers in Victoria, and as such, all employees at Grampians Health. All employees must be willing able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask. Additional PPE requirements are role-dependant.

Grampians Health 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, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual (or allies) LGBTQIA+

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