Regional Quality Care Advisor

  • Glenfield
  • Full time
  • 14 October, 2019

ABOUT THE ROLE

Are you a highly motivated and disciplined Registered Nurse with experience in quality and a passion for aged care?

Are you looking to be part of a dynamic, driven and rewarding organisation?

Due to significant business growth in an industry that is rapidly transforming, an exciting new opportunity has become available for a full time Regional Quality Care Advisor to join Whiddon’s Quality, Care and Compliance Support Services team.

Reporting to the General Manager Clinical Governance, this position will focus on clinical risk and clinical governance across our services and provides support to the managers of our residential and community services in these areas.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Investigation management assisting with critical clinical care investigations, complex complaints, root cause analysis as required;
  • Accreditation management conduct audits of homes and community services in preparation for accreditation and quality activities.
  • Internal audit management assist with the creation of audit tools and follow up of clinical indicator data and action plans.
  • Continuous improvement (CI) support and promote CI by providing advice and training
  • Professional Leadership working as a resource person for teams in developing skills and knowledge.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Current nursing registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA),
  • Excellent Clinical skills with an interest or post graduate qualifications in dementia care or willing to undertake additional education in dementia care
  • Demonstrated skills in audits, compliance and clinical leadership
  • Certificate IV in workplace training and assessment is highly desirable
  • Demonstrates person centered care through case conferencing and supporting the residents and their families to adapt to the residential lifestyle
  • Excellent knowledge of continuous improvement principles, Aged Care Accreditation Understanding of the implementation of Single Quality Framework
  • Commitment to improving clinical care quality outcomes for clients and residents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Whiddon does not accept any recruiter or supplier default charges unless under a Whiddon agreement for services.

The successful applicant/s will be required to undertake a criminal record check in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

Please refer to our Hiring Policies for further detail.