Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse

Continuous Quality Improvement NurseFixed term, Full-Time Position until April 2024Sydney Metro Location (Newington, Fairfield & Penrith) ClinicsPackage up to $ 119,600 (FTE) About Family Planning NSWFamily Planning NSW (FPNSW) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.Family Planning NSW is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.Our ValuesFamily Planning NSW is a pro-choice organisationMust support the Family Planning values About the roleFamily Planning NSW is looking for an experienced Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse for our Metropolitan (Newington, Fairfield & Penrith) Clinics to ensure high quality clinical standards are maintained through managing clinical risks, establishing quality improvement measures and exploring quality improvement opportunities.The Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse works within the Family Planning NSW Clinical Governance Framework to support the delivery of clinical services which are safe, effective and client centred. The role requires a high level of clinical reproductive and sexual health knowledge, skills and experience, sound clinical judgment and critical thinking skills, excellent communication and negotiation skills and an ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.The Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse will maintain a clinical load in order to retain clinical expertise and will work across Sydney metropolitan clinical sites.                                                                                                                                                                Key Criteria  EssentialPrimary nursing degree or equivalent with current AHPRA registration as a registered nurseMinimum of 4 years post registration clinical experienceExtensive clinical knowledge and experience in reproductive & sexual health including successful completion of RSH-CAP or equivalentExperience in leading continuous quality improvement processes  Ability to drive and implement change in the clinical settingDemonstrated leadership capabilities including ability to manage competing demands and provide clinical supervision and trainingStrong interpersonal communication skills including oral and writtenSound computer skills, including MS Office applications and electronic medical recordsAbility to travel & work at various locations throughout metropolitan Sydney DesirableCurrent unrestricted NSW Driver’s LicenseDemonstrated experience in clinical accreditation processesExperience in providing clinical services to relevant population groups, particularly people from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, CALD background, people with disability or young people Other requirementsA Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Check are required prior to commencement in the role.Vaccination/immunisation requirements apply to this role. Why work for us:We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.Opportunities to grow your career with us.Salary Packaging is offered, increasing take home payPackage up to $ 119,691 (FTE) Family Planning NSW is always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to contribute their skills to one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit reproductive and sexual health service organisation.We believe that a diversity of experiences and perspectives will help us build stronger strategies, teams and movements. We strongly encourage First Nations people, people of colour, people living outside of cities, and people living with a disability to apply. We are continually working on becoming a better workplace for everyone. To Apply:Please submit your current Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the Position description.Please note: If you are unable to view the attached Position Description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the Position Description link bottom of the respective job advert. We will be actively shortlisting for these roles so please don't hesitate to apply.FPNSW is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.Closing date for the role will be 30 January 2022 FPNSW do not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.POSITION DESCRIPTION 99400 AUD Newington 2127

Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse

  • Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse
  • Fixed term, Full-Time Position until April 2024
  • Sydney Metro Location (Newington, Fairfield & Penrith) Clinics
  • Package up to $ 119,600 (FTE)

 

About Family Planning NSW

Family Planning NSW (FPNSW) is the leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services in NSW.  As an independent not-for-profit organisation we offer expert clinical care, information and advice for everybody in every family as well as education and training and evidence-based research to support doctors, nurses and other professionals.

Family Planning NSW is committed to excellence in meeting the reproductive and sexual health needs of the community.  We achieve this by providing best practice, accredited clinical services, enhancing the knowledge and skills of service providers, improving the body of knowledge about reproductive and sexual health through rigorous research and evaluation, and leading international development projects to promote the rights of marginalised people in developing countries.

Our Values

  • Family Planning NSW is a pro-choice organisation
  • Must support the Family Planning values

 

About the role

Family Planning NSW is looking for an experienced Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse for our Metropolitan (Newington, Fairfield & Penrith) Clinics to ensure high quality clinical standards are maintained through managing clinical risks, establishing quality improvement measures and exploring quality improvement opportunities.

The Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse works within the Family Planning NSW Clinical Governance Framework to support the delivery of clinical services which are safe, effective and client centred. The role requires a high level of clinical reproductive and sexual health knowledge, skills and experience, sound clinical judgment and critical thinking skills, excellent communication and negotiation skills and an ability to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team.

The Continuous Quality Improvement Nurse will maintain a clinical load in order to retain clinical expertise and will work across Sydney metropolitan clinical sites.

                                                                                                                                                               

Key Criteria  

Essential

  • Primary nursing degree or equivalent with current AHPRA registration as a registered nurse
  • Minimum of 4 years post registration clinical experience
  • Extensive clinical knowledge and experience in reproductive & sexual health including successful completion of RSH-CAP or equivalent
  • Experience in leading continuous quality improvement processes  
  • Ability to drive and implement change in the clinical setting
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities including ability to manage competing demands and provide clinical supervision and training
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills including oral and written
  • Sound computer skills, including MS Office applications and electronic medical records
  • Ability to travel & work at various locations throughout metropolitan Sydney

 

Desirable

  • Current unrestricted NSW Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical accreditation processes
  • Experience in providing clinical services to relevant population groups, particularly people from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, CALD background, people with disability or young people

 

Other requirements

  • A Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Check are required prior to commencement in the role.
  • Vaccination/immunisation requirements apply to this role.

 

Why work for us:

  1. We are a leading and continually growing NFP organisation.
  2. We offer a friendly, collaborative team and you will have your contribution valued.
  3. Opportunities to grow your career with us.
  4. Salary Packaging is offered, increasing take home pay
  5. Package up to $ 119,691 (FTE)

 

Family Planning NSW is always on the lookout for talented and passionate individuals to contribute their skills to one of Australia’s largest not-for-profit reproductive and sexual health service organisation.

We believe that a diversity of experiences and perspectives will help us build stronger strategies, teams and movements. We strongly encourage First Nations people, people of colour, people living outside of cities, and people living with a disability to apply. We are continually working on becoming a better workplace for everyone.

 

To Apply:

Please submit your current Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria listed in the Position description.

Please note: If you are unable to view the attached Position Description, please visit our careers page https://careers.fpnsw.org.au and click on the Position Description link bottom of the respective job advert. 

We will be actively shortlisting for these roles so please don't hesitate to apply.

FPNSW is an EEO employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Closing date for the role will be 30 January 2022

 

FPNSW do not accept unsolicited agency resumes or applications and is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited agency resumes or applications.

 

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Abi Monaghan on AbiM@fpnsw.org.au, quoting Ref No. 1011190.

 

  • Posted Date 12 Jan 2022
  • Location Newington
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided