1 March, 2022

Public Health Program Officer

The Public Health Program Officer directly reports to the Clinical Support Nurse and is accountable to the Executive Manager – Public Health and Continuous Quality Improvement (PHCQI). The position is primarily responsible for providing ongoing support and advice about CQI approaches to improving systems of care for the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) (ACHWA’s Member Services) and providing public health information to ACHWA’s Member Services and external stakeholders in Western Australia.The Public Health and CQI work unit provides support to AHCWA’s Member Services in areas of continuous quality improvement and clinical best practice, as well as managing the secretariat functions of the clinical leadership group. The team is also responsible for developing and maintaining the member support resources available through the member portal. As part of this unit, this position advocates for and strengthens the capacity of AHCWA’s Member Services to plan, manage and deliver key quality health initiatives determined by the needs of Member Services across:- Prevention and treatment of disease and other physical and mental health conditions- Diseases and conditions surveillance; and- The promotion of healthy behaviours.