Clinical Governance Lead
Interim Clinical Governance Lead We are currently recruiting for an Interim Clinical Governance Lead for a period of 3 months minimum (with opportunity to extend) to work for a large healthcare organisation based in the South East. The ideal candidate is a registered clinician with previous experience in clinical governance at a middle management level and will be available at short notice. Key responsibilities: To support the coordination and process of investigations for complaints and incidents ensuring that all matters are reported and resolved within the regulatory timeframe Implementation and operational management of the risk management framework and process for the local service Managing the process for proactive identification and assessment of the actual and potential risks affecting the business To lead on the implementation, ongoing assessment and compliance with CQC standards, working closely with teams, professional leads and managers to ensure broad understanding and ownership To act as lead for health and safety and security, ensuring appropriate resource and skills are in place to deliver professional and reliable advice at a strategic and operational level To develop and maintain the risk register providing details of new risks, changes and reduction in risk to governance committees and meetings whose functions include the escalation, management and monitoring of risk Provide specialist clinical governance and service quality advice relating to patient care across the full range of clinical services, using research results and guidelines to provide judgments where care practices or opinion may differ Responsible for ensuring the local facility has an effective complaints function that complies with national complaints regulation and guidance The successful candidate will ideally have the following qualifications and skills: Registered clinician Working experience of healthcare with a knowledge and understanding of the associated terminology Experience in risk, governance or compliance in a healthcare setting Extensive understanding of CQC guidelines and standards Please contact Boston Hale as soon as possible to ensure your details are considered. Opportunity for exposure to senior clinical and board members to ensure clinical governance is part of their everyday process.