Risk Officer

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Position status: Permanent
Position type: Full-time
Occupational group: Auditing & Compliance
Workplace Location: Townsville region
Total remuneration    $106841 up to $117636
Contact person:    Ben Kettle
Contact details:    0424 646 358 (Access the National Relay Service)
Closing date:       24-May-2023


About Townsville Hospital and Health Service

Townsville Hospital and Health Service is the public healthcare provider for more than 250,000 people across a geographic area of 150,000km2, delivering a comprehensive range of services across 21 facilities, from primary care in regional locations to highly specialised care at the main hospital. The Townsville Hospital and Health Service vision is world-class healthcare for northern Queensland. Our purpose is `great care every day'.

The Opportunity 
You will assist in the implementation and maintenance of risk management activities across the Townsville Hospital and Health Service.

The Risk Officer, reporting to the Risk and Compliance Manager, will provide advice and support in the development and implementation of the risk management framework and supporting policies and procedures within the health service.

Role Requirements

The ideal applicant will be someone who has proven ability and can demonstrate the following:

  • A sound knowledge and understanding of contemporary enterprise risk management, ideally within a health care setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships, influence and engage others in the delivery of effective risk management.
  • A high level of written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, relates well with people at all levels, uses diplomacy and tact to establish and form close working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • A sound analytical ability to identify and analyse problems, and formulate and implement appropriate courses of actions, converting them into high level and objective written documents
  • Initiative to respond to challenges and achieve deadlines in a pressured and changing environment.
  • Exercise judgement when necessary to solve immediate problems in situations where precedents have been set, including the ability to work autonomously and utilise discretion in the absence of the Risk and Compliance Manager.


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