Ballarat Health

Project Lead – Sepsis Scaling Collaboration

Ballarat Health

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 22/02/2018

Job Category:

Consulting / QA / Process Improvement

Job description:

Project lead – Sepsis Scaling Collaboration

12 Month - Fixed Term

(64 to 76 hrs per fortnight)

HS5 (or equivalent)


BHS is seeking to appoint a dynamic and collaborative person with excellent project management skills to the position of Project Lead – Sepsis Scaling Collaboration, within the Acute Operations Directorate.


Better Care Victoria (BCV) will launch the “Think Sepsis Act fast” Sepsis Scaling Collaboration in Feb 2018, bringing together 10 health service across Victoria, with a shared interest in applying the Sepsis Improvement Project clinical pathway at their health service. The Project Lead will be the BHS representative in the BCV Partnership, and will lead BHS initiative.


The Project Lead role is primarily responsible for supporting all levels of staff to implement and embed the Sepsis Improvement clinical pathway. The Project Lead will take on all project management requirements for the Sepsis Scaling Collaboration including:

-          Establish a partnership between the areas on the patient journey of a patient with a sepsis diagnosis;

-          Work with key stakeholders to implement and embed the Sepsis Improvement clinical pathway;

-          Collaborate with other Health Services involved in the Collaboration;

-          Provide strong project support and methodology through all stages of the project.


The position will be supported by the BHS Improvement and Innovation Advisor, the Director of Operations Medical Services, the BHS Think Sepsis steering committee, including a range of clinicians and multidisciplinary health professionals and peer to peer with the Sepsis Collaboration team.


Candidates who meet the following essential criteria are encouraged to apply:

-          Project management experience;

-          Quality improvement experience including a desire to further develop these skills;

-          Clinical experience in a healthcare setting;

-          Problem solving and change management skills;

-          Demonstrated use of data and analytics;

-          Ability to communicate openly and engage and manage stakeholder;

-          Ability to self-manage and demonstrate value and behaviours consistent with the role.


Please refer to the Position Description for detailed information regarding the position and required Key Selection Criteria, which must be addressed in the application.


Should you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Steve Medwell, BHS Director of Operations for Internal Medicine.


All appointments are subject to a satisfactory Police Records Check & Immunisation Clearance.


Applications must be submitted online.