Quality Coordinator - COVID- Response and Communicable Diseases
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago or Invercargill, Southland
5d ago

Quality Coordinator COVID-19 Response and Communicable Diseases

Public Health Service

Invercargill, Queenstown or Dunedin

  • Full and part time hours available
  • Fixed term until 30.06.23 (shorter terms also available)
  • About the Role

    The SDHB is interested in recruiting a Quality Coordinator to join the Public Health Service.

    You will be part of a team of people working across the Southern district who are undertaking Covid-19 cases investigations, contact tracing and outbreak management work (either in Southern or in other parts of NZ) as well as supporting our Regulatory and Protection team with their work in communicable diseases.

    In this role you will lead the team to create a quality improvement culture and robust quality systems. You will review data to ensure it is to the highest quality, develop a document control system that is easy to navigate and ensure that the documents are relevant and fit for purpose.

    There will be times where you must be able to work between 8 10 hours a day in a 7-day a week roster. There are part time and full-time work opportunities.

    Short-term contracts are available. There are offices based in Dunedin, Queenstown and Invercargill.

    About You

    You will have experience with working in a quality role or a something similar. You will be using the National Contact Tracing Solution (NCTS) information technology so excellent IT skills is essential.

    On the job training for all NCTS or other online platforms will be provided, but it’s essential that you have the following attributes to be contributing member of this team.

    Attributes needed :

  • Understanding of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and applying this to your work.
  • Have an equity focus on all the work you do.
  • Need to be very tech savvy we use several online platforms.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Able to follow direction.
  • An eye for detail and ability to motivate others.
  • Able to work well within a team and autonomously.
  • Have basic knowledge of COVID-19 disease and communicable diseases.
  • Adaptable to work in a rapidly changing environment and pivot accordingly.
  • If this sounds like you, then please do apply. We would love to hear from you!

    Please indicate in your cover letter the hours per week, location, and fixed term period you would be interested in.

    About Southern DHB

    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. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

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