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Health Vacancy N.N. 10759248
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) Closing date: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Job Title: Senior Project Officer
Section: AURA and Healthcare Associated Infections
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $102,502 - $116,906
Location: Sydney - NSW
Classification: Executive Level 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 20024058
Agency Website:

Job Description


As a member of the AURA and Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) team, the Senior Project Officer will be responsible for:

1.Supporting the operation and enhancement of the AURA Surveillance System and surveillance of HAIs
2.Supporting and contributing to ongoing analyses and reporting of AURA Surveillance System and HAI data to promote use of these data in improving health service delivery
3.Preparing of reports, briefing notes, and other resources to support the utilisation of epidemiological and other data analyses.
4.Contributing to support for expert panels and advisory committees, and participate as required on these groups, for the development of appropriate responses to AMR and HAIs.



•Post-graduate qualifications in epidemiology, public health, health data, or a related field and relevant experience
•Excellent surveillance design skills would be of benefits to this role data analysis and reporting skills
•Demonstrated experience in data analyses, statistical methods, report writing for various audiences, surveillance methods, competent use of statistical packages and communicable diseases epidemiology
•Demonstrated experience with maintaining databases and undertaking data quality improvement activities
•High level understanding of the nature of data and reports required to support action and policy on AMR, antibiotic usage and HAIs in the Australian healthcare system.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

12 month engagement

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Courtney Walpole, 02 9126 3657,
Position Contact: Kathy Meleady, 02 9126 3640
Apply Address: The Applicant Pack is available on the ACSQHC website at Applications must be emailed to
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS37-Wed - 11 Sep 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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