First listed on: 05 May 2024

Data, Quality and Research Manager (Cardiac Services and Intensive Care)

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 5 June 2026
Position Classification: Health Mgr Lvl 1
Remuneration: 81581 - 108532 full time equivalent base salary range (excludes super, leave loading and salary packaging)
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ484264
Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes — with one purpose in mind — to help young people live their healthiest lives.
•    An eligibility list may be created for future temporary full or part time vacancies. 

What you'll be doing
  • To collect, manage and analyse data with the purpose of improving outcomes for paediatric cardiac patients   managed in the PICU through quality improvement and research activities.
  • The position sits across cardiac services and PICU with the focus on data from cardiac patients undergoing care in   the PICU. The cardiac and intensive care data, quality and research manager will utilise existing cardiac and PICU   data registries and platforms to facilitate benchmarking, quality improvement and research.
  • The position will facilitate the process of case review to enhance care pathways for cardiac patients in the PICU.
  • The candidate will have the ability to organise data for analysis and ideally conduct analysis as required in order to   progress quality improvement and research projects for cardiac patients in the PICU.
  1. Possess an undergraduate degree in health with significant recent clinical experience in a health care setting or equivalent work experience in complex health care settings.
  2. Working knowledge of the current principles of quality improvement and clinical governance in the context of health care with demonstrated experience in effectively leading successful quality improvement projects
  3. Demonstrated high level communication skills in interacting effectively with clinical staff, senior managers and external stakeholders and effective written communication skills, including preparation of high quality reports, correspondence and presentations
  4. Understanding of clinical processes and the importance of data integrity and its relation to patient care and commitment to professional development.
  5. Demonstrated planning, time management and organisational skills particularly in the area of managing multiple tasks and multidisciplinary issues to meet deadlines. Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines in an environment of minimal supervision
  6. Understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and how it relates to the ethical conduct of clinical research
  7. Demonstrated skills relevant to analysis of large data-sets including knowledge of statistical analysis methods
  8. Computer literacy, particularly with Microsoft and other PC-based software (databases, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation).

SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity - we acknowledge the vibrancy that a diverse workforce brings to enhance both our workplace culture and our service delivery to children, young people and their families and carers. We encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply. If you identify as an Indigenous Australian or as a person with a disability, please contact us if you would like some more information about our recruitment process.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, Stepping Up to assist in preparing your application.

Please refer to the Application Guide and NSW Policy Directive PD2022_030 Occupational Assessment Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases for vaccination requirements.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course (2 doses) of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA).

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.

This position requires a Working with Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children’s Guardian.  For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children’s Guardian Website 

NSWHealth is committed to child safety in line with the Child Safe Standards

Applicants holding visas with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable local applicant is identified.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Rebecca Henderson on

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander wishing to apply for this role and want to speak with an Aboriginal person/representative from the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network please contact Wayne Dargan on
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Applications Close: 17/05/2024

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