Quality and Patient Safety Lead at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Are you passionate about quality and patient safety? Do you have experience working within a quality assurance or patient safety role in Healthcare or are you interested in gaining experience in this field? If this sounds like you, please contact us.
The Corporate Quality and Risk Team is seeking a full time Quality and Patient Safety Lead to join the Team. You will assist in supporting a culture in which reporting of incidents, investigation and proactive risk management is routine practice and is recognised by staff as a means of improving the quality of clinical care, reducing risks to patients and improving patient experience.
You will work collaboratively with colleagues across all Divisions, Services and Departments to provide expert advice and support on all aspects of patient safety, with particular reference to adverse event and complaint investigation, report writing and facilitating lessons learned. The pace is busy and the work can often be complex so you must be proactive and flexible, able to prioritise your workload and deliver within the timeframes set.
The successful candidate will have proven experience in influencing and communicating with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical teams at all levels and have proven change management and analytical skills. Key to your success will be your ability to build and maintain strong relationships, manage multiple tasks and apply critical thinking.
You will have experience in a healthcare environment in:
- Quality assurance activities (adverse events, complaints and corrective actions)
- Quality measurement and using quality dashboards
- Data review and analysis
- Health and Disability Sector Service Standards processes
- Report writing
- Working with a multi-disciplinary team
A clinical background is preferred; however, Quality and Patient Safety Leads can have either a clinical or non-clinical background.
If this sounds like you and you want to find out more the position description can be found here click here. If you want to discuss the role with a member of the Team please contact Annie Hooker, Quality and Patient Safety Team Leader at Annie.Hooker@waitematadhb.govt.nz
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To apply for this position please go to www.wdhbcareers.com
Job code: WDHB15280
Closing date: 7th Oct 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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