National Quality Advisor – Full time Permanent

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South West & M5 Corridor;Parramatta & Western Suburbs;CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs;Ryde & Macquarie Park;Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire;North Shore & Northern Beaches;North West & Hills District
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At Opal HealthCare, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do.

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence reflect that CARE is at the heart of everything we do. 

Opal HealthCare is one of Australia’s largest aged care providers, with 84 care communities across four states and employs a team of over 9,600 nationally. Opal has one of the strongest growth trajectories in the industry with ten new aged care homes scheduled to open in the next two years.   
 
Reporting to the National Clinical Governance & Risk Manager and based at our Sydney CBD Home Office, we are seeking a National Quality Advisor to join our Quality Team on a Full Time Permanent basis. The purpose of the role is to develop, support implementation, monitor and review a quality management system that is consistent with Opal HealthCare quality governance framework; and ensure ongoing compliance with relevant legislation, regulatory requirements, professional and industry standards and guidelines. This position is a senior clinician and advisor to the business within clinical risk and quality improvement and compliance.
 
To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Minimum 5 year in management in Health or Aged Care. Post graduate qualifications in gerontology, Health/Business Management also highly desirable
  • At least 5 years’ experience in nursing, risk and compliance (health care) or health management; preferably in the aged care sector
  • An extensive understanding and passion for the aged care sector and resident rights
  • The ability to act as a Clinical advisor to the organisation and an escalation point for quality compliance
  • The ability to work independently, with a true passion for care, continuous quality improvement and the aged care industry
  • Excellent stakeholder skills to collaborate with national operations and information technology team to develop, revise and promote effective national care information, systems & processes
  • Excellent understanding of the application of aged care quality standards

What we can offer you?

  • Opportunity to join a team of high-performing, collaborative aged care clinical specialists
  • A competitive salary with the opportunity to enhance and develop your career in Aged Care
  • Innovative digital care systems, programs & tools required to support you in your role
  • Be part of a growing organisation with an inclusive culture 
  • High level of job satisfaction and opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of our older Australians

An ability to travel on regular basis and at short notice is a requirement of this position. 

The Fine print

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance certificate via Opal’s police check system and obtain a personal NDISWC through your state government provider. You may also be required to undergo pre-employment medical and attend a drug screen. 

Please note: a current flu vaccination is required to work at Opal HealthCare and from 17 September 2021, a COVID-19 vaccination will also become a requirement of employment.

For a full listing of all our current vacancies visit:

https://www.opalhealthcare.com.au/careers-enquiry

To meet a few of our team and read about why they chose to work for Opal HealthCare visit: https://www.opalhealthcare.com.au/why-choose-opal/about-opal

 

 

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