Maternity Improvement Project Manager

Job posted: 24/02/2021
Applications close: 10/03/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Western Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Projects, Nursing

Reference: 40423

Reference: 40423

Occupation: Projects, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

An exciting oppertunity for an experienced Project Manager is now available within Maternity Services at Joan Kirner Women's & Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

The Maternity Improvement Project Manager is a role for a professional facilitator who will provide leadership, project management and oversight in the planning, delivery, implementation and evaluation of improvement projects within Maternity Services.

The role will be required to work collaboratively across Women’s & Children’s services teams, and more broadly across Western Health, to ensure current project proposal deliverables are achieved in an effective and efficient manner.

The Maternity Improvement Project Manager will work with senior managers, clinical/non-clinical staff and consumers to ensure that Maternity Services has an effective, co-ordinated, organisation-wide approach to quality system development and implementation.  This role will ensure that Maternity Service’s approach to quality improvement remains contemporary, focused and based on the best available evidence.

The incumbent will have demonstrated abilities in delivering and managing multiple projects through:

  • Effective leadership

  • Monitoring and management

  • Robust and effective evaluation methodology

  • Staff development and human resource functions

This position will foster a culture of inclusiveness, flexibility, accountability and innovation. This role will work collaboratively to implement project proposals and ideas that support service development and improvements that are strategic and patient focused. Participation in appropriate forums will be undertaken to improve and disseminate knowledge and experience.

About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.

Western Health comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing

  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Maternity Improvement Project Manager

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Kellie Core - 0451825689
Maree McHarg - 90553033

Maternity Improvement Project Manager