Director Quality & Improvement - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 02/12/2022
REF: MBHdqi1122
Applications for this listing are closed

Director Quality & Improvement

Close Date: 02/12/2022
REF: MBHdqi1122
  • Provide leadership in quality and improvement
  • Deliver innovative solutions and outcomes
  • Build capability across the workforce


The Position

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is inspired by their vision of Advancing health for everyone, every day and leads the way in improving the quality of life for all. The RMH now seeks to appoint a Director Quality & Improvement with responsibility for leading, managing and overseeing the operations of the Quality and Improvement teams.  The role will work collaboratively across the organisation and with consumers to ensure the RMH delivers safe, timely, effective, person-centred care within a coordinated organisation-wide framework.

Reporting to the Executive Director Quality, Informatics & Improvement the Director Quality & Improvement is responsible for key functions including clinical risk management, incident investigation and management, national standards accreditation, quality improvement strategy and associated policies and procedures.  This is a critical role to ensure the RMH’s approach to clinical governance remains contemporary, evidence-based and patient focused.

The successful incumbent will be a strategic and dynamic leader who is able to bring people together and engage with a wide variety of stakeholders across operations, clinical services and data.  The appointee will present with prior experience in developing and implementing quality improvement systems with a focus on strategic systems improvement.  Essential skills include managing significant projects, leading change in a large organisation and utilising data to identify priorities.  A strong understanding of how the National Standards Safety and Quality in Health Service Standards work in practice in order to provide meaningful outcomes will be highly regarded.  The successful appointee will be naturally curious, exhibit exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrate knowledge of the frameworks supporting public health in Victoria.

The Organisation

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH) is one of Victoria’s largest public health services. RMH provides a comprehensive range of specialist medical, surgical, and mental health services, as well as rehabilitation, aged care, outpatient, and community programs. RMH operates as a state-wide provider for services including trauma and is a leader of excellence for tertiary services in several key specialties including neurosciences, nephrology, oncology, cardiology and virtual health.

Surrounded by the Parkville Precinct of brilliant thinkers, RMH is constantly collaborating to set new benchmarks in health excellence, with global impact. Patients and consumers are essential to who RMH is, while leading inspiring new research and scientific breakthroughs.

RMH employs more than 10,000 people and values the diverse community’s wellbeing and shared vision of advancing health for everyone, every day. RMH is united in “The Melbourne Way”, of putting people first, leading with kindness, and through collaboration, setting high standards and achieving excellence together.

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Applications close: 2 December 2022

To apply: click on APPLY NOW and using reference MBHdqi1122 address your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Larissa Langley, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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