Clinical Advisor

  • : Australian Dental Association ADA
  • : 24-Feb-2020
  • : Surfers Paradise QLD 4217

About our business

Maven Dental Group collectively provides facilities and services to over 115 practices throughout Australia and engages more than 1450 people, which we intend on growing even more so in 2020.   We are part of the Abano Healthcare Group – a business listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange, which also own our New Zealand sister company Lumino The Dentists, providing facilities and services to approximately 120 practices.

Centric to our business are people – this includes not only our employees but our patients. We demonstrate this through exceptional care and continuous improvement. Our business is filled with knowledgeable, outgoing, interactive & passionate people. This makes it a great business to work in, within an industry that is constantly evolving. With Operation & Clinical excellence being one of our four strategic pillars, we believe that this is an exceptional opportunity to join us and help drive an organisation that is truly going places.

The role

Reporting to the Clinical Director of our Trans-Tasmin operations the role of the Clinical Advisor is to assist with the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical best practice and compliance policies across the Australian network.

This role will focus on operational excellence and will form an integral part of an expanding clinical team trans-Tasman. We see this position as minimally requiring 3 days per week – however as the business (and role) grows a F/T role will be considered. 

Duties include

-Developing and implementing policies and procedural outlines that are consistent with regulatory standards

-Providing advice to practices within the network in collaboration Regional Operations Managers (ROMs) and the support teams in delivery of clinical best practice within the organisation

-Providing advice to the management team as required in line with the strategic priorities of the organisation

-Providing clinical support where required in helping resolve patient concerns, complaints, failed treatment and refunds

-Contributing to the development of clinical best practice resources, such as Clinical Best Practice Manuals, Infection Control Manuals, Policy and Procedure Documents etc for use both within Maven and our sister company, Lumino The Dentists, in New Zealand

-In collaboration with the Workplace Health and Safety Officer (WHS), you will be required to assist in the investigation and management of health and safety incidents that have a clinical nature including the management of sharps injuries, and blood and body fluid exposures (BBFE)

-Provision of support and input to/from the Clinical Advisory Board (CAB) – a group of Clinical Advisors in clinical practice within our network who provide input to the management team on operational activities within the network revolving around various departments within the organisation

-Provide input into and delivery of specific learning and development within the network with specific reference to clinical compliance and governance

-Provide expert advice on tends & issues that effect the delivery of our service


Skills and experience

Person Requirements

-Bachelors degree of Dental Surgery or equivalent preferred

-A broad range of clinical experience

-A demonstrable history in compliance and governance preferred

-A proven track record of the provision of clinical best practice

-A commitment to high ethical, personal and professional standards in all aspects of leadership and clinical work

-Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and communicate with our clinical network

-Excellent written and oral communication skills

-High level computer skills with a proficiency in the use of MS Office applications

-Ability to engage with multiple key stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes

-Strong analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities

-Ability to work independently and as part of a team to achieve program and organisational goals

-High level of self-motivation and initiative


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Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
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