Instructions

This survey asks for your opinions on the profile, nature of work, professional development and challenges for healthcare quality professionals in Singapore healthcare institutions. It will take about 15 to 20 minutes to complete. Please tick the box next to the option of your choice in questionnaire or please fill in the space for your answers.

SECTION A: Your Background

Please share with us about your background.
Name(Required)
1. What is your age?(Required)
2. Which healthcare category do you belong to?(Required)
3. Do you have a healthcare quality related qualification or certification? (E.g. CPHQ, IBQH, AHIA, etc.)(Required)
6. How many years of clinical experience do you have?
Singapore(Required)
Overseas(Required)
7. How long have you worked as a healthcare quality professional?
Singapore(Required)
Overseas(Required)
8. What is your current designation?(Required)

9. What do you think you are good at?(Required)
10. What would you consider as your level of expertise?(Required)

SECTION B: Your Work Area/Unit

In this survey, think of your “unit” as the work area, department, or clinical area of the hospital where you spend most of your work time or provide most of your services a quality improvement professional.

11. Describe the healthcare setting you work in.
A. Type(Required)
B. Organization(Required)
C. No of beds in your healthcare institute, (Please provide, if your organization has inpatient care)(Required)
12. How long have you worked in this hospital?(Required)
13. Typically, how many hours per week do you work?(Required)
14. What is the number of colleagues you have in your quality department?(Required)
15. What are primary work domains in healthcare quality improvement? Select ALL relevant answers.(Required)
16. What are your daily routines in healthcare quality improvement? Select ALL relevant answers.(Required)

18. Please indicate your agreement or disagreement with the following statements about your work area/unit.

Think about your hospital work area/unit…
I received on-the-job training required to perform my duties at work(Required)
I received clear job description for my duties at work……………………(Required)
I received the formal training required to perform my duties at work…..(Required)
I have a mentor to consult in case if I am not clear with the instruction..(Required)
I received clear instruction from my superior about my duties(Required)
I act as an agent of change and am effective in the change process, including the identification of opportunities to improve, the resolution of problems, and the evaluation of the effectiveness of change(Required)
19. What would you consider as challenges at your workplace?(Required)

SECTION C: Your Career Development

In this survey, think of your professional development in the work area, department, or clinical area of the hospital where you spend most of your work time or provide most of your services as a quality improvement professional.
20. Do you have a clear career plan ahead of you?(Required)
21. What would you consider as your training needs?(Required)
22. How well does your organization support your training and development?(Required)
23. Are you aware of courses in Singapore that may help you to grow professionally?(Required)
24. Are you happy to continue to work in Healthcare Quality job?(Required)
25. If yes,(Required)
26. Do you think there is a need for defining the competency of a healthcare quality professional and his/her career path?(Required)