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Quality Assurance and Risk Management Systems Facilitator

Southern District Health Board
Job Category:
Project/Procurement/Risk Assurance
Otago - Dunedin
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description


  • Full-time permanent position
  • Must have quality and risk experience
  • Have a passion for improving patient safety and experience of care

About the Southern DHB

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand Health Boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers - patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

About the team

The Quality and Risk team have staff based in Dunedin and Southland Hospitals and work across the Southern DHB. This team works closely with the wider Clinical Governance teams and individuals.

About the role - what's in it for me?

We are looking for someone with a strong quality and risk background, ideally within a clinical governance framework. Those in non-health specific sector but with sound levels of experience and knowledge in Q&R management systems will certainly be welcomed. You will join a highly motivated friendly team, highly committed to the best possible standard of Health Care systems for our communities, they also enjoy a bit of fun.

About you:

  • You will have a minimum of two years experience working in Quality, ideally in health or a related sector
  • Have high level of computer competency
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in Quality Assurance and Risk Management
  • Working knowledge of Quality Improvement methodologies
  • Excellent problem solving and writing skills

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region, and we, can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 25 August 2019 (however we will be interviewing as we receive applications so may close sooner).

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