We have an exciting opportunity to join us as a Quality Governance Officer for our Medicine and Emergency Division. The post holder will support the Quality Governance Lead to implement the quality governance and patient safety framework across the Trust.
The post holder will operate across the Trust to provide a range of specialist advice, support and training to all levels of staff (including Managers and Clinicians) within the organisation and outside on matters associated with quality governance/patient safety.
The post holder will ensure that all effective systems are in place to identify, report, analyse and support the management of incidents and mortality and to foster a just culture where staff feel supported, learn from incidents and are willing to report both incidents and near misses.
Main duties of the job
To be responsible to the Quality Governance Lead for the effective development and implementation of the Quality Governance Framework including patient safety across the Trust.
To meet the strategic objectives, values and vision of the Trust.
To support the Assistant Director of Nursing, Quality Governance with the management and integration of quality governance and patient safety within the everyday business of the Trust.
Provide support for Quality Governance Advisors and Facilitators.
To actively support the clinical teams and Corporate services in learning from incidents, deaths and complaints.
Providing support and taking the lead in Serious Incident investigations in accordance with policy.
To provide reports to Committees and Managers as required.
Act as deputy for the Quality Governance Lead as appropriate.
Working for our organisation
This is an exciting opportunity to support the leadership of the quality governance function for the Medicine and Emergency Division. You will play a pivotal role is all aspects of quality governance supporting the clinical teams and Divisional leaders to continuously improve patient safety and quality of care.