Clinical Governance is a MLHD Executive Portfolio responsible for establishing, directing, managing, evaluating, initiating and implementing patient safety and clinical quality systems, and for the promotion and support of clinical excellence within the District Health Service. Clinical Governance provides high level expert advice to the Chief Executive and Board, working collaboratively with other members of the MLHD Executive and Health staff. Clinical Governance develops and maintains effective relationships with NSW Ministry of Health, other Health District, the Clinical Excellence Commission and external agencies in their quality and safety endeavours. Clinical Governance is a District-wide multidisciplinary department that incorporates core staff with expertise and knowledge in this field.
Working with the Quality Systems and Complaints Manager this position is responsible for the efficient monitoring, reporting and management of consumers complaints and the provision of user support for the Incident Information Management System (IIMS) and the, Quality Systems Assessment (QSA) in the MLHD
In addition the position will also assist in the coordination if the Collaborating Hospital Audit of Surgical Mortality (CHASM) Program, within the MLHD