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Manager / Assistant Manager (Patient Safety and Quality Improvement)

Agency: Ministry of Health
Job no.: 529398
Work type: Permanent/Contract
Location: Singapore
Categories:Healthcare, Occupational Safety and Health, Organisation Development, Others, Policy Formulation, Research and Analysis, Sciences (e.g. life sciences, bio-technology etc.)

The Ministry of Health’s (MOH) vision is to champion a healthy nation with our people – to live well, live long and with peace of mind. As an open country constantly exposed to an interconnected world, Singapore faces complex issues in public healthcare. MOH constantly grapples with new challenges brought on by an increasingly globalised world, a rapidly ageing population and rising expectations. MOH’s responses to these challenges include preventing and managing the outbreak of diseases such as SARS and Influenza A (H1N1), designing a healthcare system that delivers care in an integrated and effective manner, growing the capacity and capabilities within the sector, and managing healthcare inflation.

As an MOH officer, you will be involved in formulating and implementing policies that guide Singapore’s healthcare ecosystem. You will work alongside a team with varied skills and backgrounds, but with the common goals of (i) promoting good health and reducing illnesses; (ii) ensuring that Singaporeans have access to good and affordable healthcare; and (iii) pursuing medical excellence. Your work will have far-reaching impact on the health and lives of Singaporeans.

You will assist in the development and implementation of national patient safety strategies and frameworks, and contribute to the assurance of healthcare provided across the continuum of care provision through the National Quality Assurance Framework. You will also assist in the development of a national quality agenda, and work with stakeholders to implement national quality improvement and patient safety strategies and programmes.

You should have the following:

  • Degree in biomedical sciences, nursing or other healthcare profession is preferred;
  • At least 2 years of clinical experience or working in acute hospital environment;
  • Effective communication and written skills;
  • Aptitude for reviewing data, strong analytical skills and meticulous;
  • Good interpersonal and effective networking skills;
  • Ability to conduct meetings and engage stakeholders;
  • Work well independently and in a team.

If you are shortlisted for the position(s), you should hear from us within 30 days of the closing date of the advertisement.

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