Quality & Safety Improvement Manager

Recruiter
NHS Lothian
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a motivated individual with a passion for improving the quality of patient care within NHS Lothian. With proven experience in leading person-centred care and change management you will have a lead role in embedding continuous quality improvement as an integral part of planning and delivery of clinical care and in taking forward quality improvement programmes including the Scottish Patient Safety Programme.This post follows our generic QI Manager job description however this post has specific responsibility as Quality Improvement Department acute hospital site lead which will include the leadership coordination and day to day line management of staff to support the work of our department and the wider service. Applicants must have experience of coaching for improvement in frontline multidisciplinary teams. Applicants will also have experience of training in and the effective application of the IHI model for improvement to lead the implementation of quality and patient safety improvement programmes. Experience of designing and evaluating QI Training Courses and accompanying resources to support the development of the programme. Expertise in change management in context of quality improvement and assurance with the ability to engage motivate challenge and influence others to achieve change. Applicants must have proven advanced project management experience. Experience of line managing staff is also important to the role. The successful candidate must therefore have an ability to analyse and present data using and developing data templates using Microsoft excel and MS Word. The production of reports providing feedback on progress is a key function of these posts. The successful candidate must have well developed interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively and appropriately with staff at all levels within and outwith the organisation. A flexible approach to work and an ability to work well within teams is also essential. Informal enquiries to: Carolyn Swift Quality & Safety Improvement Lead
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Julia Mackel Quality & Safety Improvement Manager
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