Quality and Infection Control Coordinator | Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

Lifehouse is a Comprehensive Cancer Centre with 125 beds including 18 intensive care beds and 10 operating theatres.  We have in excess of 300 outpatient visits daily and are developing further complex in-patient services as part of our specialist oncology program.

We are seeking an organised, motivated and experienced person for the Quality and Infection Control Coordinator position.

This role will work closely with the ADON Governance and Quality in the co-ordination of and reporting of the hospital’s quality improvement activities, measuring clinical outcomes and managing the clinical risk program of the facility. Within this role there is a significant focus on infection control in identifying and managing infection control issues and risks across the organisation to support remedial actions and systemic improvements.

Essential Criteria 

  • Recognised tertiary qualification in a health-related field
  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality management systems;
  • Demonstrated highly developed written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal and problem-solving capabilities
  • Demonstrated understanding of clinical risk management concepts and their application to the health sector and patient safety
  • Previous experience with Accreditation under the National Standards
  • High level of computer literacy with a working knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office and electronic clinical and administrative applications used by Lifehouse. (Riskman/Sharepoint)


Desirable Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to needs assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate quality and patient safety educational activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to evidence-based practice through the initiation and participation in research-based projects and activities relevant to Infection Control;
  • Demonstrated ability to review, develop, implement and evaluate institutional wide infection control policies and procedures


We know you are special so Lifehouse offers you:

  • Great people & work environment
  • Opportunity for professional growth
  • Comprehensive employment benefits

So why not consider what Lifehouse can offer you and in return how you can help us transform cancer care in our unique facility.

For more information and on these opportunities please contact Catherine Lambert, Director of Nursing on Catherine.lambert@lh.org.au

To apply please send your CV and covering letter outlining your key experience as it relates to this role to: Nursingcareers@lh.org.au

Applications close December 3rd, 2021

All expressions of interest are welcome!

This is a Category A position. To be employed by Chris O’Brien Lifehouse you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy. Information regarding this Policy is available on our careers website: http://www.mylifehouse.org.au/aboutlifehouse/careers/

Lifehouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all our current open positions. If you require assistance, please let us know at the time of your application.

To apply for this job email your details to nursingcareers@lh.org.au.

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