EL1 Technical Advisor - Medical

Posted 07 July 2022
Salary$80 - $90 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment, Defence, Emergency, Government

Job description

About the Organisation
This is a large federal Government department. This team has a focus on delivering accurate and up to date educational information and support.
About the role
The Technical Advisor role contributes across the Medicines Safety Program undertaking a variety of key technical support plus project management skills for defined projects. The Technical Adviser drafts/or inputs into technical documents such as the technical framework for ePrescribing and associated documents such as issue and incident management procedures.
Working closely with the Agency’s Conformance and Assurance team, the Technical Adviser also assists the Agency’s Help Desk respond to stakeholder and consumer queries associated with the implementation and operation of Electronic Prescribing in the community. 
The Technical Advisor is allocated complex queries that require comprehensive understanding of the electronic prescribing and Real Time Prescription Monitoring environments, including healthcare identifiers. You will participate in Incident Management associated with the Electronic Prescribing and Real Time Prescription Monitoring environments along with facilitating in industry discussions where required on coordinated industry approaches to improve the Electronic Prescribing ecosystem.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Research and verify technical details associated with the practical implementation of Medicines Safety initiatives and projects, to provide advice to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyse project implementation data and statistics to provide guidance to the Medicines Safety Program Director and other Agency officers on key aspects of project uptake such as change and adoption activities.
  • Facilitate industry-wide discussions relating to the Electronic Prescribing eco-system.
  • Manage defined Medicines Safety projects in accordance with the Agency’s project management framework and reporting requirements as required by the Agency’s Enterprise Portfolio Management Office.
  • Prepare advice, discussion papers, procurement documentation, briefs and submissions that are required for both operational and reporting responsibilities of the Medicines Safety Program.
  • Lead stakeholder engagement initiatives for various Medicines Safety projects to ensure proper consultation and to maximise stakeholder input, in accordance with the Agency’s Stakeholder Engagement Framework
  • Follow all Agency policies, procedures and instructions and take reasonable care for your own health, safety, and wellbeing in the workplace.
  • Adhere to the Agency Values and Code of Conduct.
Selection Criteria necessary for submission
How to apply
If this role is of interest to you and you would like to know more then please don’t hesitate to contact Eden Morris emorris@dfp.com.au 02 6162 7305

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.