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Principal Advisor - Telehealth Services

Ministry of Health
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People want responsive, high quality and innovative ways to find health information and advice to help them best manage their health care needs.  Since 2015 the national Telehealth service has provided the public with access to comprehensive health advice, support and information across New Zealand.

In this senior relationship and partnership role you will be responsible for championing and overseeing the development opportunities for this significant, innovative national service.  This will include providing leadership to strengthen the integration of the service for example responding to unplanned care in primary and community settings as well as ensuring the service delivers on agreed outcomes.

This senior role reporting to the Group Manager, Health System Improvement and based in Wellington does not have any direct reports but will, in partnership with the provider, be able to bring virtual teams together across the ministry, other agencies and other providers to achieve results. 

To be successful in this role you will need to be a talented relationship manager with a natural ability to partner with others, have experience in a health related customer service environment and high energy for achieving results.

You will be rewarded by being a key part in a dynamic health system innovation and being a member of a senior health team in the Ministry of Health.

For further information about this role please contact Clare Perry via e-mail on Enquiries over the Christmas holiday period will be answered from 7 January 2019

To apply for this position provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role.  We only accept applications via the Ministry of Health careers page. 

Advertising closes Friday, 25 January 2019.

The Ministry of Health is committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. All staff - regardless of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious or ethical beliefs, political opinion or union affiliation - have access to equal employment opportunities. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workforce and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements.

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