QIP Assessors evaluate the safety and quality of services offered by QIP clients, drawing on their extensive expertise in accreditation, certification, and national frameworks. Serving as the face of QIP's accreditation programs in Australia, these professionals bring knowledge, experience, and a passion for quality and continuous improvement within the healthcare, community, and disability sectors across the country.
SAFETY & QUALITY
Become a trusted source of quality improvement, while developing professionally and gaining insight into the diversity of health, disability and human service organisations across Australia.
Learn from others and add value to your own workplace or businesses by implementing learned innovative ideas, systems and processes.
Support and mentor peers in the process of continuous quality improvement, and be acknowledged as an expert in the field.
Become a leader in transformation and improvement opportunities that create sustainable positive change.
Benefits of being a QIP Assessor or Auditor
QIP Assessors and Auditors join our contract workforce and are remunerated per assessment. There is no requirement for QIP Assessors or Auditors to ‘give up’ their current working commitments, as assessment commitments fit within professional and personal life. As often or as little as desired, so long as it meets the minimum requirement of annual assessments and audits.
Working with QIP as an assessor or auditor offers flexibility and opportunities for professional and personal development.
- Become a trusted source of quality improvement, while developing professionally and gaining insight into the diversity of health, disability and human service organisations across Australia
- Learn from others and add value to your own workplace or businesses by implementing learned innovative ideas, systems and processes
- Support and mentor peers in the process of continuous quality improvement, and be acknowledged as an expert in the field
- Become a leader in transformation and improvement opportunities that create sustainable positive change.
“Engaging in both assessment and being assessed, I believe, offers a unique opportunity to learn from other organisations and, in turn, enhance my ability to prepare my own organisation effectively.”
- Daena Wilson, QIP Assessor
Pathways to becoming a QIP Assessor or Auditor
QIP’s comprehensive assessor and auditor training programs ensure all potential assessors and auditors are supported through the process of becoming a qualified QIP Assessor or Auditor.
QIP’s free eLearning modules enhance the learning experience allowing you to undertake self-paced learning against topics such as Assessor and Auditor Induction, relevant Standards, AccreditationPro, Report Quality Framework and Report Writing, cultural and diversity training. As your assessor or auditor experience deepens, we provide further annual training to support and enhance your assessment and audit skills and offer professional networking opportunities to help you build relationships and exchange knowledge with your peers.
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Assessing with QIP
Each year, QIP Assessors are required to undertake a minimum of five assessments and complete at least one mandatory training session. Apart from what is practicable, there is no maximum limit on the number of assessments Assessors can carry out each year.
Each Assessment Team has an QIP Assessment Coordinator who plans the on-site assessment activities to optimise the time of everyone involved. This role is usually undertaken by the Assessor; however, the Assessment Team Leader is also welcome to do so.
QIP is Australia’s most comprehensive not-for-profit accreditation, certification and verification agency, with expertise across the entire health and human services continuum. Our clients are a diverse range of organisation including allied health services, community organisations, disability and human services, hospitals, aged care, remote and rural organisations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Support Services in all Australia states and territories.
With over 10,000 clients, QIP Assessors are valued for being the technical and professional experts in all assessment-related matters.
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Assessors in focus
Meet some of our QIP assessors to learn about their role and the impact they have on enhancing the safety and quality of health, disability, and community service organisations in Australia.
Daena Wilson, a newly certified assessor with QIP, brings vast experience from NSW Health. Join us for a Q&A where Daena shares insights, motivations, and lessons from assessments. Explore her expertise in healthcare improvement and accreditation’s pivotal role.
Rebecca Larcombe joins QIP’s team, bringing 18 years’ healthcare experience from Australia and the UK. We discuss her insights on QIP’s accreditation process, her rewarding experience as an assessor, and her dedication to enhancing patient safety and healthcare outcomes.
Jason Cirone, Chief Allied Health Officer at Northern Health, brings vast expertise to QIP. He advocates accreditation for healthcare leaders and shares insights into his role’s demands and accreditation process. Explore his dedication to healthcare quality and safety.