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Clinical Services Officer

Advertiser: St John Ambulance NT3.1667 out of 53.2 overall rating (6 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
30 Jun 2020
Location
Darwin
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Healthcare & Medical, Ambulance/Paramedics
We require a professional and dynamic Clinical Services Officer. You will coordinate and actively participate in the development, co-ordination, implementation and evaluation of clinical governance systems and processes, including patient safety strategies that support high quality clinical care. This position also contributes to other Clinical Services activities, including developing and delivering continuing education modules and providing on- and off-road support for paramedics.

 

The Role

Reporting to the Clinical Services Manager the successful candidate will be expected, amongst other responsibilities, to:

  • Develop and delivery approved training and continuing education programs, including on-road support to staff.
  • Provide advice and education for safety assessments on a system-based approach for medical error and communicate evidence-based concepts regarding effective patient safety strategies.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of process improvements that will support the reduction of health care errors and other adverse patient outcomes.
  • Promote a learning culture and the development of systems to support ongoing clinical growth and improvement with all staff.

The Person:

To be successful in this role the candidate is expected to be a critically thinking professional. In addition, the candidate should be a solutions-focused, self-motivated team player and have the ability to develop meaningful workplace relationships. The successful applicant will have:

  • Paramedic registration with AHPRA.

  • Clinical credentialing from a CAA recognised ambulance service (or be willing and able to obtain one) and be qualified and practicing as a Paramedic (ICP preferred).

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.

  • An understanding of the principles of clinical governance, patient safety and clinical quality improvement, including incident management processes.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to take on this challenging yet rewarding role, please send us your application.

Employment with St John NT is subject to criminal history check and a Working with Children clearance (Ochre Card)

 

Applications close 30 July 2020

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