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Head of Quality & Clinical Governance - Aged Care

Head of Quality & Clinical Governance - Aged Care

Job Title: Head of Quality & Clinical Governance - Aged Care
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Industry:
Salary: Attractive package + travel allowance + NFP benefits
Reference: BBBH26060_1569909079
Contact Name: Amanda Halliday
Contact Email: ahalliday@derwentexecutive.com.au
Job Published: October 01, 2019 15:51

Job Description

We are currently working on an exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician to join a leading not-for-profit provider of home care, retirement living and residential aged care facilities.

This organisation has a passion for providing the best care to their clients and ensuring all employees are supported in achieving this goal.

Due to internal growth they are now seeking a Head of Quality & Clinical Governance to drive the development, coordination and implementation of the Quality Management Systems across the care streams; residential, home care and retirement living.

The Head of Quality & Clinical Governance will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following;

  • Provide strong and effective leadership to managers and staff within residential, home care and retirement living services to achieve compliance with the respective Accreditation Standards.
  • Develop and maintain standard quality and clinical systems and processes to support accreditation, contemporary practice and legislative compliance.
  • Develop and monitor, trending and reporting of quality and clinical indicators across care streams.

The successful candidate will be able to display the following skillsets;

  • Demonstrated senior management and leadership experience in aged care or health care.
  • Sound working knowledge of the aged care regulatory environment including the 1997 Aged Care Act and associated legislation and principles.
  • Experience in evaluating workplace practices against accreditation standards, quality systems, and organisational policies and procedures.
  • Experience in the development, implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of quality systems in a medium sized organization.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral presentation skills and highly developed interpersonal, communication and analytical skills.

Tertiary qualifications in a relevant management or healthcare field as well as current APHRA registration is essential.

As is a current Divers License and willingness to travel preferred. Additional qualifications and experience in adult education, aged care, dementia care, palliative care or mental health will be highly regarded.

To apply for this position please submit your CV through the Seek application portal. For a confidential discussion please contact Amanda Halliday on (02) 9157 6206 or amanda@orchardtalent.com.au

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