Collaborative Commissioning Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Base Salary: $97,129.50 to $104,629.52 per annum plus superannuation

Up to 37.5 hours per week Fixed term 30 June 2025

 

About us

Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN) is a not-for-profit organisation servicing more than 246,073 people, living across 508 communities on a land mass of 126,124 square kilometres. It is one of 31 local and independent PHNs established nationally to support the primary healthcare sector and improve health outcomes, particularly for those at-risk populations.

MPHN achieves this by understanding the region’s health needs to inform:

▪ funding services to meet population health needs;

▪ integrating local services and systems and improve coordination of care; and

▪ supporting the development of a local sustainable health care workforce through quality improvement and professional development.

PHNs have seven key priority areas guiding their work including:

▪ mental health;

▪ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health;

▪ population health;

▪ health workforce;

▪ digital heath;

▪ aged care; and

▪ alcohol and other drugs.

MPHN is informed by our local health professionals and communities through four regionally-based clinical councils, and 33 Local Health Advisory Committees informing a single Community Advisory Committee.

We meet our objectives by undertaking population health planning and priority setting. Our decision making in the region is based on reliable health data and evidence, and on criteria that is open to public scrutiny.

Within our organisation we promote innovation and encourage our employees to use initiative to drive changes for our communities. We have a commitment to increasing the capability of our workforce through opportunities for learning and development. We provide a flexible working environment for our employees and offer generous salary packaging arrangements.

 

Purpose

Working as part of a joint team with the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network and Murrumbidgee Local Health District, the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will be responsible for the implementation of the monitoring and reporting framework for the Living Well Your Way collaborative commissioning program. The position will provide leadership and coordination of data collection and reporting, ensuring the key performance indicators and outcome measures are demonstratable and met. In addition, the role will have responsibility for identifying and supporting access to opportunities for evaluation and research.

Living Well Your Way collaborative commissioning program provides an innovative way for delivering seamless patient care for people living with chronic conditions in the Murrumbidgee. It is governed by the Patient Centred Co-Commissioning Group (PCCG), with joint membership from Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network and Murrumbidgee Local Health District. Further details on the program can be found here: (https://mphn.org.au/living-well-your-way)

 

Key accountabilities

▪ Lead the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation framework to ensure outcomes are achieved and demonstrated across the Living Well Your Way care pathway.

▪ Work with existing teams across the MPHN and MLHD to ensure data collection methods are established and implemented and reporting occurs as required.

▪ Provide detailed and regular reporting (monthly, quarterly and annual) of progress against the key performance indicators and outcome measures ensuring reporting requirements of the PCCG, Boards of MPHN and MLHD and the Ministry of Health are met.

▪ Provide high level analysis and advice to the executive leadership teams on areas for improvement, including any recommended changes or additions to the monitoring and evaluation framework.

▪ Develop and foster collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including MLHD and MPHN managers and clinicians, NSW Ministry of Health, external research organisations, academic intuitions network members, to support the development and implementation of evaluation and research opportunities.

▪ Under the direction of the PCCG, facilitate research funding applications related to identified research opportunities within the Collaborative Commissioning activities.

▪ Contribute to the MPHN’s Quality Management System including identify opportunities to improve policies, procedures and processes. Work Health and Safety responsibility including identifying, assessing, eliminating/controlling and reporting hazards and risks within the workplace, to the extent of delegated authority for the role.

▪ Attend scheduled meetings, conferences and work related functions within and outside usual work hours including travel to other regions where overnight stays may be required.

This position description is only intended to provide an outline of the key responsibilities of the position. Employees are expected to carry out any duties, within the scope of their ability, that are necessary to fulfil the requirements of the position

 

Key Relationships

Internal Stakeholders Who

Purpose

Manager

 

 

Team Members

  • Receive direction, provide clinical supervision, subject matter expertise, escalate issues and share ideas

  • Establish reporting mechanisms, participate in meetings, share information and provide advice

External Stakeholders Who

Purpose

NSW Ministry of Health

 

Universities, higher education authorities, researchers

Commissioned providers

  • Ensuring reporting requirements of the program are met

  • Build partnerships in the completion of research and evaluation

  • To oversee the design, implementation and delivery of finite evaluation projects related to Collaborative Commissioning initiatives

 

Essential Requirements

Area

Specific Requirement

Qualifications

Tertiary qualifications in a relevant health discipline and/or demonstrated evaluation or research management experience.

COVID-19 Vaccination Compliancy

MPHN employees are required to have completed 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Probity Checks

Criminal History Check

Registration and licensing

NSW Drivers Licence

Knowledge and experience

  1. Demonstrated ability to undertake the monitoring and evaluation of complex, multisystem programs
  2. Proven high level experience managing programs to ensure key deliverables are met within expected timeframes and budgets.
  3. Demonstrated ability to engage in the development and implementation of qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  4. Demonstrated ability to engage and work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to achieve key performance outcomes.
  5. High level verbal and written communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills and demonstrated report writing to a high level.

Desirable

  1. Understanding of the Australian health system and the Collaborative Commissioning program.

 

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit a brief cover letter and a resume. Your cover letter should briefly address the knowledge skills and experience required for the position, located on the following pages. Applications are to be submitted via email to recruitment@mphn.org.au. For a confidential discussion, please call Narelle Mills on 0269233130 or email narelle.mills@mphn.org.au

Starting date: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Closing date: 
Sunday, December 11, 2022
Organisation: 
Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network (MPHN)