Positions Vacant


Inglewood & Districts Health Service (IDHS) is an integrated rural health service nestled in the peaceful rural hamlet of Inglewood in country Victoria.  Offering a broad range of services including acute care, community health and hospital and residential aged care to more than 5,500 residents in the Shire of Loddon, and located less than an hour from the regional centre of Bendigo, IDHS is offering a very attractive option to work in a rural setting while having access to all the facilities and services of a large regional centre.

Quality and Risk Manager – Full-time – Ongoing 

IDHS is embarking on exciting period of organisational transformation, and we are seeking an experienced Quality and Risk Manager as an integral member of the management team.  As the key contact, advisor and change agent for continuous quality improvement in a person centred care environment that respects and values individual’s rights, needs and choices, your role will support managers and clinicians in patient safety and quality initiatives.

All appointments to IDHS are subject to a satisfactory police check.

 Key selection criteria                                          

  • Tertiary qualifications in Health Management and/or Administration or in a health-related science
  • Knowledge and experience in continuous quality improvement
  • A strong understanding of patient centred care and commitment to patient safety
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data from a variety of sources and develop clear reports and plans
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new software programs
  • Sound knowledge of relevant accreditation frameworks and expected outcomes
  • Flexibility to operate in an environment of change and continuous improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with a wide range of people and groups
  • A personal approach which is positive, enthusiastic, friendly and helpful
  • Ability to work as part of a team, as well as being able to work independently


Quality and Risk Manager Position Description

To apply

To apply, please send a cover letter, your resume and a statement addressing the key selection criteria to recruitment@idhs.vic.gov.au

Applications close on 27 November 2017

For further information, please contact Dallas Coghill, Director Clinical and Community Services by phone – 5431 7007 or e-mail – dcoghill@idhs.vic.gov.au



Please direct any enquires to:


Inglewood & Districts Health Service

3 Hospital Street

Inglewood VIC  3517

Tel: 03 5431 7000

Fax: 03 5431 7004

Email: recruitment@idhs.vic.gov.au