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Public Health Manager – Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia

  • Location: Boorloo (Perth)
  • Employment type: Full time
  • Salary: $100,074.43 – $117,734.62 p.a pro rata + superannuation + salary sacrifice
  • Applications close: Please note there is no closing date for this position. Applications will be assessed on submission and interviews scheduled accordingly. Interested candidates are encouraged to express their interest without delay!

The Public Health Manager is responsible for operational management and leadership of the Public Health and Continuous Quality Improvement Work Unit, while providing expert clinical governance advice, public health response and continuous quality improvement (CQI) support to Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) (Member Services) and key stakeholders with the aim of supporting and improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in Western Australia.

This position is responsible for working closely with the wider PHCQI team responding to public health events such as; pandemics and infectious disease outbreaks; clinical governance support including audits, accreditation assistance, data collection, collation and analysis; practice management solutions; adoption of best clinical practice guidelines by the ACCHS, stakeholder engagement for a variety of clinical issues and to support the leadership of the PHCQI team.

The role is also responsible for providing support to improve the clinical practices of all Member Services by promoting continuous quality improvement and working with other teams within AHCWA to promote and endorse existing programs that provide best practice outcomes and training development. This role will also support and mentor health professionals to provide a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal clients and communities when accessing health services.