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Associate Director - Quality Planning and Innovation | Acute Medicine and Access

Job posted: 08/10/2020
Applications close: 22/10/2020 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Eastern Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 22228

Reference: 22228

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

 Associate Director - Quality, Planning and Innovation | Acute Medicine and Access



  • Full time Ongoing Position

  • Leadership oppertunity

  • Monday-Friday | Accrued Day Off per month


Eastern Health


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services  to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.


About the role


An exciting opportunity for a highly motivated health care professional with a keen interest to develop their skills and knowledge in implementing and monitoring quality systems and a passion for quality, safety and continuous improvement, has become available within the QPI Directorate. 


Eastern Health provides the largest range of public healthcare services for the communities of Melbourne’s east and outer-east. We are looking for a highly motivated health care professional with experience in implementing and monitoring quality systems and a passion for quality, safety and continuous improvement.


As a key member of the Quality, Planning and Innovation (QPI) directorate, the Associate Director QPI- Acute Medicine ad Access is responsible for leadership in developing a culture and capability for continuous improvement to deliver improvements in patient quality and safety and in turn achievement of performance targets and organisational objectives within the designated programs and service areas.


You will need to be passionate about Patient Experience, Patient Safety and Patient Outcomes and understand principles of designing systems for safety and quality, have highly developed skills and experience in incident management, data analysis and continuous improvement. Knowledge of the National Safety and Quality Healthcare Standards, Clinical Governance and demonstrated experience in implementing Mortality and Morbidity reviews, clinical and performance audits and indicators will be highly regarded.


For more details please contact:


Jigi Lucas - Director, Clinical Governance, Quality and Safety and Clinical Operations, Eastern Health


Mobile: 0458955073


What we offer


Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!



  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals



Next Steps


If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Please note:



  • All applications must be submitted online via E-Mercury

  • All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Fit2Work Check, where preferred candidates will be required to complete a Criminal History Check at the expense of Eastern Health.

  • You must have Australian work rights to apply for this position.

  • Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First | Agility | Humility | Respect | Kindness | Excellence


Associate Director - Quality Planning and Innovation | Acute Medicine and Access

Job type:

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Job classification:

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Contact:

JIGI LUCAS - (04) 5895 5073

Associate Director - Quality Planning and Innovation | Acute Medicine and Access