Manager Clinical Risk and Patient Safety

Job posted: 17/11/2020
Applications close: 03/12/2020 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Melbourne Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 54852

Reference: 54852

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

  • Ensure excellence together by collaborating to achieve the highest standards of patient safety and clinical risk management

  • Lead with kindness and ensuring clinical incident management is complete and improvements realised

  • Work with a passionate team in the quality, improvement and patient experience space

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

As one of the largest health services in Victoria, and a team of more than 10,000 strong, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services; as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient and community programs. We are a designated state-wide provider for services including trauma, and we lead centres of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.


Your new team

We are looking for passionate and dedicated individuals to join our Quality Improvement and Patient Experience team. This is a Full time position, working 80 hours per fortnight, based at Jane Bell House (close to the Royal Melbourne Hospital).

Your success in this role, will be in your ability to

  • Ensure organisational processes are in place for clinical risk management and patient safety across the organisation.

  • Ensure incident reviews at the RMH are timely and effective and improvements are implemented.

  • Ensure management and education and reporting from the incident and feedback management system (Riskman)

  • Deliver organisational education about clinical risk management and patient safety

  • Use data to inform best practice and projects for improvement

Your Contribution

  • You are an enthusiastic individual who leads with kindness.

  • You have led a team and have experience in clinical risk and patient experience

  • You have a clinical background with professional registration or clinical practice recency.

  • Completed Safer Care Victoria RCA training in the last 3 years (preferred).

  • Experience with Riskman preferred

  • Have experience with an electronic medical record, collection and critical analysis and reporting of data.

Our Commitment to you

Here at The RMH we strive for excellence with a strong purpose that defines the work we do for our community – Advancing health for everyone, every day. This is the Melbourne Way.  

We believe our success comes from our people. We’re committed to the RMH being a great place to work and a great place to receive care. We have made a long-term commitment to strengthen our organisational culture through leadership, education and empowering our staff to Speak Up for themselves and each other.


The RMH is proud to be a workplace that champions diversity, inclusion and equality for our staff and our community.  Our goal is for our people to feel safe, included and supported so that they can be at their best every single day. We encourage talented people from all backgrounds, abilities and identities to apply to our vacancies, and will consider adjustments to support such applications.



For a confidential discussion please connect via the details below.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and a Working with Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

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Sally Martin - 0393425502

Manager Clinical Risk and Patient Safety