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Health Pathways Program Officer


Employer: EIS Health Limited
Work Type/s: Part Time
Classification/s: Health Care & Allied Health, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Sydney

Job posted on: 09 January, 2017.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

  • Flexible, part time hours available (up to 25 hours/week)
  • Salary packaging benefits

Central and Eastern Sydney PHN (CESPHN) is a not-for-profit Primary Health Care Organisation covering Sydney Local Health and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District regions. Our aim is to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of medical services for patients particularly those at risk of poor health outcomes; and improve coordination of care.

About the Role

The Health Pathways Program Officer is responsible for the identification, review coordination and publication of Health Pathways across Central Eastern Sydney PHN (CESPHN). In collaboration with the Sydney Local Health District (SLHD), this role will act as the intermediary for the Pathway Review Process and provide support to the Pathway Community Review Group, General Practitioner (GP) Clinical Editors and Subject Matter Experts through the completion of reviews within the nominated timeframe.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work in partnership with CESPHN and SLHD staff to provide a high level of communication and collaboration in achieving optimum strategy and smooth implementation.
  • Ensure the Health Pathways Review Process content is relevant and suitable for Health Practitioners and update as required.
  • Assist with the promotion and education for the use of Health Pathways to the identified user audience and work to create awareness and an understanding of the use of the Program with local clinicians and practitioners.
  • Contribute to the preparation of project briefs, including identifying and coordinating resources, stakeholder consultation, developing budgets, identifying key milestones, negotiating reporting requirements and implementing appropriate time frames.
  • Support Health Pathways Clinical Editors and Clinical Leads in the Pathways Periodic Review Process including planning and implementation, monitoring and reporting, and review completion, ensuring delivery is within agreed timeframes and budget and key objectives are met.
  • Communicate progress and issues to the Health Pathways Sydney Advisory Committee, the boards of CESPHN and SLHD, and the Health Pathways Sydney Research and Evaluation Advisory Committee (REACH) where required.
  • Manage the Community Review Group at all levels of progress and review completion.
  • Identify new partnership opportunities with participating Health Pathway sites to allow for knowledge sharing, troubleshooting and collaboration.
  • Maintain strong partnerships with New Zealand product providers (NZ Streamliners) to ensure appropriate strategies are adopted.
  • Participate in internal and external meetings and sector events, delivering formal and informal presentations, chairing and minuting as required.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for redesign and process improvement.
  • Administrative tasks including the collection of clinical and business information for pathway reviews.
  • Participate in team meetings, collaborative planning activities and quality assurance activities.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Diploma or tertiary qualifications in a health related / medicine field and relevant experience in the healthcare sector.
  • Proven experience in, and knowledge of, local health systems with effective skills in project management, change management and clinical redesign.
  • Personal resilience and commitment to program delivery within budget guidelines whilst developing and maintaining operational relationships with key stakeholders and interest groups.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the emerging needs of the community in relation to prevention programs and the importance of an integrated network between primary and secondary care, specifically related to CESPHN and SLHD.
  • Sound knowledge of local health services and use of initiative in the application of established work practices and procedures.
  • Proven high level written, verbal and electronic communication skills, and ability to successfully manage communications across a decentralised organisation.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office based computing applications e.g. Excel, Word, Database, Power Point etc.
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