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Quality Improvement Practitioner

Job Description

FULL TIME – 375 hours per week
Salary Scale - £31,696 to £41,787 per annum
This newly created post will be based in Raigmore Hospital with strong links to the Scottish Patient Safety Programme Quality Improvement team. Reporting to the Divisional Nurse Manager for Medicine, the postholder will support Quality Improvement projects across the Medical and Surgical Divisions supporting the NHS Highland Quality Approach through implementation of the Quality and Efficiency Framework: Reducing Harm, Managing Clinical Variation and Eliminating Waste.
Successful applicants must possess a recognised qualification in Quality Improvement Methodology e.g. SPSP Improvement Adviser, LEAN Training. Educated to Masters Degree level or equivalent management experience, the postholder must be able to demonstrate evidence of implementation of improvement projects.
The City of Inverness is the Capital of the Highlands and enjoys a lifestyle and environment only dreamt of in other parts of the country. Raigmore Hospital is the principal District General Hospital of the Highlands with 452 beds and a catchment area of almost 10,000 square miles covering the entire Scottish Highlands with a population of approx. 300,000. The hospital covers all specialties and is a training hospital for nursing, medical and AHP staff in association with Stirling, Aberdeen and Dundee Universities. It is a Regional Cancer Centre and is sited on a campus along with the innovative Centre for Health Science. Outreach services are provided from this District General Hospital in Inverness to many sites across Northern Highlands and to both the Western Isles and Orkney.
Informal enquiries are welcome to Evelyn Gray, Medical Divisional Nurse Manager,  ( Phone number removed ) , bleep 1101, ( Email address removed ) or, Maryanne Gillies, Senior Quality Improvement Lead (Patient Safety),  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )
Application Form and Job Description are available from and to be returned to e-mail ( Email address removed ) or from our web address or by calling  ( Phone number removed ) . Return postal address is John Dewar Building, Highlander Way, Inverness Business & Retail Park, Inverness, Inverness-shire IV2 7GE
Please quote reference: IM10_16_178
Closing date for completed applications: Friday 28th October 2016.
Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 16th November 2016

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