ACT Committees Vacancies and Projects

 

Organisation Wide Risk Screening and Comprehensive Care Planning Working Group – Canberra Health Services

The purpose of this working group is to provide expert advice to the Comprehensive Care Committee to ensure that CHS has integrated screening, assessment and care planning processes developed in partnership with the multi-disciplinary team, patients, carers and families.

The working group will focus on specific risks of harm detailed in the Comprehensive Care Standard, in the areas of falls, pressure injuries, cognitive impairment, malnutrition, self-harm and suicide, violence and aggression, and seclusion and restraint.

This opportunity would suit a consumer representative with experience and an interest in risk management and care standards. There may be some out of session work required. The meetings are held on the first Friday of the month, 11am -12.30pm at the Canberra Hospital Building 24.

The terms of reference and more information for this committee can be found here.

You can nominate for this committee here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

 

Women Youth & Children Leadership Committee, Canberra Health Services

Canberra Health Services is seeking a consumer representative to participate in the Women Youth & Children Leadership Committee. The WYC Leadership Committee will report to the CHS Executive Committee and be responsible for review and monitoring of business plans, divisional projects, budgets and for communications concerning major infrastructure projects and workforce initiatives.

This role will suit a representative with well-developed skills and experience in a multidisciplinary committee.

WYC Leadership Committee will meet once a month at The Canberra Hospital, with details of date and time to be confirmed. Members who are interested in this position are warmly encouraged to apply.

The terms of reference and more information for this committee can be found here.

You can nominate for this committee here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 1 October 2019.

 

Mental Health Consumer & Carer Advisory Committee, Canberra Health Service

The Mental Health Consumer & Carer Advisory Committee is seeking a consumer representative to be involved in a forum for information exchange for all stakeholders. It will also offer an opportunity to take part in planning, development, monitoring and evaluating mental health services.

It would suit a consumer representative with experience of mental health services, either as a consumer or carer. The committee meeting dates and times are yet to be confirmed, with a first meeting to be held in late September or early October 2019 at the Canberra Hospital.

The terms of reference and more information for this committee can be found here.

You can nominate for this committee here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 1 October 2019.

 

Centenary Hospital for Women and Children Expansion Project Control Group, Canberra Health Service

The Centenary Hospital for Women and Children Expansion PCG is seeking a consumer representative to be involved in the decision-making process to oversee the $50 million expansion to meet the community’s increased need for health services for adolescents and babies with high needs.

 This role would suit a consumer representative with experience of or interest in maternity services, paediatric and neonatology services for babies with high needs, adolescent mental health and specialised gynaecological services for adolescents. The committee meeting dates are yet to be confirmed but are likely to be once a month at The Canberra Hospital.

The terms of reference and more information for this committee can be found here.

You can nominate for this committee here.

This opportunity closes on Tuesday 1 October 2019.

 

 

Conference Sponsorship Positions

 

Preventing Overdiagnosis 2019 Conference

This conference will bring together some of the world’s leading experts on over-diagnosis.

Themes for the conference include:

  • Commercial Drivers of Overdiagnosis / Commercial Determinants of Health
  • Genomics and precision medicine: risks and benefits
  • Overdiagnosis and the Media
  • Addressing Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment in Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Screening and Overdiagnosis in the Asia Pacific Region

When: Thursday 5 to Saturday 7 December 2019
Where: University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus, Sydney NSW.

More information about the Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference can be found here.

HCCA will sponsor two consumer delegates to this conference and is seeking expressions of interest from consumer representatives. Sponsorship includes conference registration, and transport and accommodation costs. HCCA has an expectation that consumer representatives who are sponsored to attend conferences will share their knowledge through contributing a written or spoken report for the benefit of other members and staff.

If you would like to attend this conference, please complete the expression of interest form on the HCCA website.

The closing date for expressions of interest for this forum is Tuesday 15 October 2019.

 

HCCA Internal Committees

None at present

 

National Vacancies

None at present

Last updated: 19/9/2019