Opportunity: Clinical Change Coordinator University of Western Australia

Clinical Change & Quality Improvement Coordinator (PCOC Facilitator) | REF: 500718

UWA Medical School Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration Project (PCOC)

  • An opportunity to be part of Australia’s leading and internationally recognised national evidence hub on palliative care patient and family outcomes
  • Level 8 appointment on a fixed term basis until 30 June 2020 with both full-time or part-time (0.8) options considered
  • Base salary range: $95,737 to $104,746 FTE plus 9.5% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About PCOC: The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration Project (PCOC) is recognised as a world leading authority in palliative care outcomes. PCOC is a national palliative care program funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and is a collaboration between the University of Wollongong, University of Western Australia, University of Technology Sydney and Queensland University of Technology. PCOC holds information on pain and symptom control for more than 250,000 people who have received palliative care over the last decade. Fundamental to the program is patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) and driving systematic improvement in patient, family and carer outcomes through benchmarking.

About the Role: Reporting to UWA’s Chief Investigator, you will play a critical role in the success of PCOC acting as a key member delivering the program on a national level. You will lead PCOC activities, contributing to clinical and professional practice changes within participating services based on the outcomes of PCOC research activity as well as to disseminate PCOC research outputs through conference presentations and publications. You will also provide ongoing support for participating services, enable development of consistent practices in the collection of PCOC patient outcome measure items and facilitate opportunities for services to use their PCOC information as the basis for quality and outcome improvement initiatives.

Full details of the position’s responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description and applicants should clearly demonstrate they meet the selection criteria.