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Outpatient Innovation Project Officer

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68049
Category: Administration, Administration & Office Support
  • Fixed Term Full-Time Opportunity
  • Based at The Alfred
  • Great Staff Benefits!

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Officer - Improvement , to join our Improvement & Innovation Team within the newly formed Outpatients Support Unit (part of the Emergency, Virtual Care and Outpatients Program).  If you have project experience, and are keen to further develop project management and improvement methodology skills, please reach out to see if this could be the role for you.

  • Fixed Term Opportunity- 12 months
  • Full-time 80 hours per fortnight (with monthly ADO)
  • Classification: Managers and Administrative Worker (HS4)
  • Play a key role in Improvement & Innovation within the Outpatients Support Unit (part of Emergency, Virtual Care & Outpatients Program)
  • 5 Weeks Annual Leave pro rata
  • Great Staff Benefits!

Department Summary

The Alfred Health Emergency, Virtual care and Outpatients (EVO) Program is responsible for the delivery of emergency and paediatric clinical services across Alfred Health, as well as several other clinical support services.

Position Summary 

The Project Officer – Improvement (Outpatients) will be responsible for the delivery of improvement projects with a focus on digital referral and communication systems and local quality improvements. Successful implementation of these projects will involve collecting and analysing data, working with diverse stakeholder groups, developing and testing sustainable solutions, and implementing and monitoring changes.

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Previous leadership of/involvement in a service improvement project
  • Skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and change management skills
  • Exposure to and understanding of improvement methodology in health care, such as lean, six sigma and continuous improvement methodology
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders and influencing others
  • Experience collecting, analysing and presenting data

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library faculties, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance 

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Alison Hardman on [email protected] or Tamzin Dimmock on [email protected]

Applications close at 11pm on Friday the 23rd of February, 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au