ACT Committees Vacancies and Projects

Bariatric Surgery Advisory Committee

The Canberra Health Services Bariatric Surgery Advisory Committee assesses and ranks the suitability of patients for publicly funded bariatric surgery. The committee considers the medical summaries of those patients who have engaged with the Obesity Management Service for a minimum of six months and who meet the surgery selection criteria, provides expert advice and monitors matters such as wait times and the number of surgeries performed each financial year. The committee operates within the Division of Medicine.

Meetings are held quarterly, and out of session decisions may be made via teleconference or email.

This opportunity would suit an experienced consumer representative with knowledge of or an interest in bariatric surgery and quality and safety issues.

More information about this opportunity is available here.

You can nominate for this opportunity here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 7 July 2020.

Clinical Governance Committee

The Clinical Governance Committee (CGC) is the peak clinical governance committee for Calvary Public Hospital Bruce. Guided by the principles of the Clinical Governance Framework, the CGC drives systemic improvements in the quality and safety of clinical operations in the organisation.

This opportunity would suit an experienced consumer representative with knowledge of and interest in quality and safety issues and the inner workings of health service organisations. You will be contributing to a culture that monitors and improves the provision of quality health care and the implementation of National Standards for Quality and Safety in Health Care. This opportunity would suit a consumer representative who is able to read and consider a volume of papers before each meeting, and who feels confident in building relationships and advocating for the needs of consumers at an executive level.

More information about this opportunity is available here

You can nominate for this opportunity here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 7 July 2020.

Clinical Handover Working Group

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is forming a Clinical Handover Working Group under the NSQHS National Standard 6 Communicating for Safety. The aim of the working group is to ensure CHS has safe and reliable processes for the transfer of patient related clinical information at all points of transfer of care embedded in practice.

This position will suit a consumer representative interested in quality and safety issues and in contributing to ensuring consumers are involved in setting and implementing safe clinical handover procedures. All meetings will be held monthly, via remote link until further notice.

More information about this opportunity is available here

You can nominate for this opportunity here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 7 July 2020.

Medical Services Group Quality and Safety Executive Committee 

Canberra Health Services Medical Services Group (MSG) is seeking a consumer representative to join its Quality and Safety Executive Committee. The MSG Quality and Safety Executive Committee is the peak clinical governance committee of the Division of Medical Services. Its role is to ensure the delivery of safe, high quality, effective and efficient care delivered by the Division. It reports to the Canberra Health Services Clinical Safety and Quality Committee.

It is the central accountability point for reviewing and monitoring quality and safety improvement activities from individual units. This position would suit a consumer representative with experience, knowledge and an interest in quality and safety issues and the development of clinical policies, protocols and guidelines.

More information about this opportunity is available here

You can nominate for this opportunity here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 7 July 2020.

SPIRE Consultation and Working Groups in 2020

HCCA is seeking expressions of interest from consumers interested in taking part in consultations and working groups for the SPIRE infrastructure project in 2020. You can find out more about the SPIRE project here. At this stage we expect that there will be a number of opportunities for consumer involvement next year however details are not yet available. Early in 2020 HCCA will conduct an induction and information session for interested members. Some consultations will be open to all, however those who wish to become a member of an infrastructure committee will also need to complete consumer participation training which will be offered next on Friday 8 and 15 May 2020. If this opportunity interests you and you would like to be kept in the loop about these opportunities, please write a short statement outlining your interest and experience and email it to karenjames@hcca.org.au

 

Conference Sponsorship Positions

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HCCA Internal Committees

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National Vacancies

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Last updated: 11/6/2020