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Mr. Jacob Birdsall

Mr. Jacob Birdsall

Coordinator, PoCT

Mr. Jacob Birdsall

Jacob has worked with NSW Health Pathol­o­gy since 2017. He is cur­rent­ly a Coor­di­na­tor with the Point of Care team and over­sees 16 health­care facil­i­ties across North and East Met­ro­pol­i­tan Syd­ney. He works close­ly with clin­i­cal and lab­o­ra­to­ry staff to ensure qual­i­ty com­pli­ance and the ongo­ing sup­port of PoCT services.
Pri­or to this role, Jacob worked as a Hos­pi­tal Sci­en­tist in the Micro­bi­ol­o­gy & Infec­tious Dis­eases depart­ment at Con­cord Hospital.

Jacob is very pas­sion­ate about data ana­lyt­ics and busi­ness intel­li­gence report­ing to improve the health­care of our patients. He is cur­rent­ly involved in sev­er­al projects devel­op­ing BI tools to assist with con­tin­u­ing qual­i­ty improve­ment, per­for­mance report­ing and issue monitoring.

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