Manager, Triage Operations (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 31/05/2022
Applications close: 14/07/2022 (Midnight)
13 days remaining

13 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Ambulance Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other

Reference: AV/1634479

Reference: AV/1634479

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

  • Report directly to the Director, Operational Triage Services  
  • Contribute to an organisation focussed on improving lives through outstanding care
  • Full time, permanent position located at Burwood East with flexible working arrangements considered

At Ambulance Victoria we are proud to share our commitment to save and improve lives by providing outstanding care for our patients. It is our promise to every patient and it sits at the heart of everything we do. No matter what corporate or support role you play in delivering our critical services to the Victorian public, you join a team dedicated to bringing our vision of ‘Outstanding emergency health care every time' to life. 

Our Operational Communications division is responsible for coordinating and optimising state-wide emergency and non-emergency ambulance response, as well as the provision of patient care through Australia's largest ambulance triage directorate. 

About the role

Ambulance Victoria currently have a brilliant opportunity for a Manager, Triage Operations to join our Triage Services directorate. Working closely with the Director, Operational Triage Services, this position is accountable for the overall leadership of staff and the management of operational issues within Secondary Triage. 

With a key focus on leading process and continuous improvement initiatives to achieve greater efficiencies and alignment to policies and procedures, this position is critical to:

  • Management of operational triage personnel and operational issues within Secondary Triage to achieve key performance indicators and compliance with appropriate operating guidelines and performance standards providing an efficient and consistent approach to service delivery across the organisation
  • Leading process and continuous review, assessment, and improvement initiatives across triage services
  • Provision of strong and effective leadership, coaching and mentoring to the secondary triage leadership team and personnel by fostering a performance based, collaborative culture with a commitment to world class standards
  • Advising on and recommending strategies, improvements, and best practice in areas of service delivery, systems, performance, and clinical standards

About you

Suited to highly motivated and innovative individual, the successful applicant will possess: 

  • Previous experience at a senior level in communications (i.e., call taking and dispatch centres/projects/ call centres) and/or operations with an ambulance, emergency services, health, or allied service delivery organisation
  • Current AHPRA Paramedic or Division 1 Nurse registration
  • Demonstrated high level of understanding of call taking and dispatch systems/communications technology
  • Experience and understanding of Secondary Triage practices and the whole of health system approach to health pathways
  • A high level of communication with an ability to build and maintain relationship with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external
  • A coaching, mentoring and leadership approach to management with an emphasis on welfare and well-being support 

Working at AV 

As a valued member of AV you will enjoy a professional working environment that recognises the importance of work/life balance. Although there will be a requirement to maintain a presence at Headquarters, flexible working arrangements are available and will be discussed with the successful candidate. We offer salary packaging options, generous personal leave entitlements, accrued days off for full time roles, and other benefits including free on-site parking. 

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities and whether our staffing reflects the diversity of the Victorian community.  If you're ready to play an integral role and deliver results that help make a real difference, we want to hear from you! 

Successful applicants will need to have received the mandated COVID-19 vaccinations and be willing to complete pre-employment screening including a Police Check. 

By applying for this position with Ambulance Victoria, you agree to undertake an assessment of any Secondary Employment or outside interests, in line with AV's Secondary Employment procedure. This is required to ensure there is no perceived or actual conflict of interest for AV should you be successful and commence in the role. 

The commencement slary for this position is $198,617 inclusive of CAA2 allowance, plus 10% superannuation. 

How to apply 

See ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' on our careers page. For any queries, please email Lindsay Mackay at Lindsay.mackay@ambulance.vic.gov.au 

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including: 

  • A covering letter which includes addressing the key selection criteria.
  • A resume 

We request that your application for the Manager, Triage Services position is forwarded by Thursday 14 July 2022 by clicking on ‘apply online'.

Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website https://careers.ambulance.vic.gov.au/ to be considered. 

At all levels of our organisation, a diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.

Manager, Triage Operations  (See Advertisement)

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Manager, Triage Operations  (See Advertisement)