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Primary Health Liaison - Goldfields

Advertiser: WA Primary Health AllianceMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
14 Aug 2019
Location
Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Other

Primary Health Liaison - Goldfields

About Us

WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) is the peak planning and commissioning body for primary health care services in Western Australia (WA).

We oversee the strategic commissioning functions WA's three Primary Health Networks: Perth North, Perth South and Country WA.

WAPHA's primary objective is to improve health outcomes and patient experiences through the commissioning of appropriate services where they are most needed.

The role

We are currently seeking a Primary Health Liaison to engage and support general practices in the Goldfields region. The Primary Health Liaison supports and sustains WAPHA activities within the region by acting as the first point of contact for general practice, and providing assistance across quality improvement activities, MBS item claims and queries, clinical software, and accreditation. Administrative duties will also be encompassed in this role, including processing purchase orders and invoices.

In addition, the position implements and supports the use of HealthPathways for general practices, and uses business intelligence to help GPs understand their practice via benchmarking and trends. Some of the areas you may assist or provide information on to general practice may include:

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Continuous quality improvement
  • Technology in health
  • Navigating clinical pathways
  • MBS and financial items
  • Cancer screening
  • Immunisation

Prior knowledge of any of these topics or a background in a health setting will be very helpful, however you will be provided more training. This role would suit someone who enjoys going out to talk to stakeholders, and has had exposure to the General Practice setting.

The role will be based in our Kalgoorlie office, with some travel to practices around the Goldfields region required. (Company car, laptop and phone will be provided).

About You:

The successful applicant will meet the following criteria:

  • Qualification in human service delivery, health promotion, education and / or a health related discipline or equivalent level of expertise gained from a combination of experience, training or professional accreditation.
  • Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal skills including excellent written, verbal and presentation skills, and a high standard of report writing skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to influence people at all levels, including the ability to negotiate with health professionals;
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in delivering presentations and information to a wide audience;
  • Relevant experience working within primary health care or health information management for example within general practice, a former Medicare Local or a Division of General Practice highly regarded. 
  • Highest standard of relationship-building and networking skills with a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated planning or project management skills with the ability to undertake a variety of planning, improvement, audit and quality related projects.

Benefits of working for WAPHA include flexible working arrangements and full salary packaging benefits.

To APPLY please follow the link and submit your CV and address to selection criteria through SEEK. *Please note: There is no closing date for this job as applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

For further information please email jobs@wapha.org.au

About Us

WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) is the peak planning and commissioning body for primary health care services in Western Australia (WA).

We oversee the strategic commissioning functions WA's three Primary Health Networks: Perth North, Perth South and Country WA.

WAPHA's primary objective is to improve health outcomes and patient experiences through the commissioning of appropriate services where they are most needed.

The role

We are currently seeking a Primary Health Liaison to engage and support general practices in the Goldfields region. The Primary Health Liaison supports and sustains WAPHA activities within the region by acting as the first point of contact for general practice, and providing assistance across quality improvement activities, MBS item claims and queries, clinical software, and accreditation. Administrative duties will also be encompassed in this role, including processing purchase orders and invoices.

In addition, the position implements and supports the use of HealthPathways for general practices, and uses business intelligence to help GPs understand their practice via benchmarking and trends. Some of the areas you may assist or provide information on to general practice may include:

  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Continuous quality improvement
  • Technology in health
  • Navigating clinical pathways
  • MBS and financial items
  • Cancer screening
  • Immunisation

Prior knowledge of any of these topics or a background in a health setting will be very helpful, however you will be provided more training. This role would suit someone who enjoys going out to talk to stakeholders, and has had exposure to the General Practice setting.

The role will be based in our Kalgoorlie office, with some travel to practices around the Goldfields region required. (Company car, laptop and phone will be provided).

About You:

The successful applicant will meet the following criteria:

  • Qualification in human service delivery, health promotion, education and / or a health related discipline or equivalent level of expertise gained from a combination of experience, training or professional accreditation.
  • Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal skills including excellent written, verbal and presentation skills, and a high standard of report writing skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to influence people at all levels, including the ability to negotiate with health professionals;
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in delivering presentations and information to a wide audience;
  • Relevant experience working within primary health care or health information management for example within general practice, a former Medicare Local or a Division of General Practice highly regarded. 
  • Highest standard of relationship-building and networking skills with a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated planning or project management skills with the ability to undertake a variety of planning, improvement, audit and quality related projects.

Benefits of working for WAPHA include flexible working arrangements and full salary packaging benefits.

To APPLY please follow the link and submit your CV and address to selection criteria through SEEK. *Please note: There is no closing date for this job as applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

 

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