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About the organisationAustralian Regional and Remote Community Services (ARRCS) is not-for-profit aged care and community service provider that provide services including Residential Care, Community Care, NDIS, School Nutrition and Early Learning Childhood programs in the Northern Territory. Our Vision is passionately pursuing new ways to care where people and communities flourish and lead meaningful lives. ARRCS provides regional care and support to people and their communities throughout the Northern Territory from Darwin to Docker River with our purpose is to genuinely connect with the communities we serve, and enable our clients with agency, pride and dignity.About the roleThe Coordinator Accreditation and Clinical Risk is responsible and accountable for the delivery of the accreditation, consumer safety and compliance functions for ARRCS to facilitate the provision of aged care, disability care and child care which is effective, appropriate and safe.Using your experience and skills in Accreditation and Clinical Risk you will;Lead the design, development, implementation and overall management of accreditation processes within ARRCS including those relating to accreditation under the Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission; NDIS and Department of Education incorporating ongoing changes associated with the accreditation process and initiating these changes within the identified timeframes.Lead and manage serious incident and adverse event management and investigations processes across ARRCS providing support and education to staff on all aspects of the process, ensuring it complies with regulatory and policy requirements and that improvements to consumer safety and quality of care are progressed. The role will take the lead within ARRCS regarding the implementation and system administration of the electronic incident reporting system (RiskMan)Manage the ARRCS Audit Calendar to ensure audit requirements are adhered to, results reviewed and strategies implemented to ensure quality care is maintained and improved through an established quality committee structure at both regional and local service level.Take the lead role within ARRCS regarding the implementation and system administration of the selected e-audit system associated with quality improvement auditing and surveying. This includes providing effective education/training related to the e-audit system, quality, and accreditation processes and facilitate site /service based improvements to standards of care and practice.Provide sites/services compliance and audit data in which to inform their continuous improvement actions; and available for accreditation purposesManage organisational wide self-assessments; completion of electronic assessment tools to accreditation agencies and liaise with surveyors including the development of accreditation related timetables and availability of evidence for surveys. This includes consulting broadly across ARRCS to enable accurate self-assessment, evaluation and provision of ongoing monitoring of progress against previous accreditation recommendations.Provide high level and strategic advice (including reports) to ARRCS Executive and Site Leadership Team You'll be able to demonstrate the following key selection criteria;Current Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a Registered Nurse or other health professional qualification with a minimum of three (3) Years’ post-registration clinical experience in an aged or acute care position with relevant qualifications in quality and safety or willingness to undertake further professional developmentProven record of achievement, experience and leadership at an organisational level particularly in areas of accreditation, incident management and quality improvement auditing.An understanding of the theories that underpin quality improvement, consumer safety and practice including contemporary human error theoryProven system-wide view of clinical governance processes with capacity to take initiative and make system changes to improve health outcomesDemonstrated high-level understanding of accreditation processes and related tools.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that foster engagement with a wide range of stakeholders at varying organisational levels including executive, senior managers, clinical and service managers and with external organisationsEvidence of a current unrestricted driver’s licence and the ability to maintain. Ability and willingness to drive/travel as the role requires. This may involve driving long distances and overnight stays.Benefits of working for usARRCS is the largest Aged Care Provider in the NT - your career can take you all over the NT including Alice Springs, Tennant Creek, Katherine or if you relocate interstate ARRCS are a pathway to Uniting Care QLD.Salary Packaging through CBB (Approx. $600 extra per fortnight in your bank!)Access to 70,000 Training and Development Courses through our Learning PlatformBenestar Employee Wellbeing & Emotional SupportOur staff and volunteers are compassionate and knowledgeable members of the local community, who are committed to providing personalised care and support. More than a service provider, we understand that we are an important part of the regional and remote communities we work in and acknowledge our responsibility to ensure our people are connected to those communities, people and cultures. So why not join our team today to benefit the local community that you work in!Accreditation and Clinical Risk Coordinator 96800 AUD Darwin