Otago, Otago, NZ
3d ago

MOSAIQ Specialist - Southern Blood and Cancer ServiceDunedin Hospital

  • Fixed-term opportunity until August 2022
  • 0.5FTE (20 hours per week)
  • Secondments consideredWe are seeking a highly motivated health professional to join our service as MOSAIQ Specialist on a fixed-term, part-time basis to provide cover for the incumbent who is taking a period of extended leave.
  • About the role - what's in it for me?To effectively manage the MOSAIQ system to ensure it is kept up to date, functional and safe, whilst ensuring appropriate immediate clinical support is able to be provided to all end users.

    To configure clinical / non-clinical aspects of the MOSAIQ system in collaboration with staff and to ensure existing and new software developments are incorporated.

    To provide ongoing training and support to staff using MOSAIQ.Medical Oncology and Haematology commenced prescribing chemotherapy electronically using MOSAIQ in January 2013.

    Implementation has been successfully completed in Dunedin, Invercargill, Balclutha, Oamaru and Dunstan. As Southern was the first DHB in New Zealand to implement MOSAIQ we have also provided expert advice and workshops for other DHBs embarking on the implementation of MOSAIQ.

    This role requires you to manage the MOSAIQ system to ensure it is kept up to date, functional and safe, whilst ensuring appropriate immediate clinical support is able to be provided to all end users.

    You will also be providing ongoing training and support to staff using MOSAIQ.What is MOSAIQ? :

  • A Medical Oncology / Radiation Oncology / Haematology Software designed to prescribe cytotoxic chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer patients
  • Cytotoxic treatments are extremely dangerous, life threatening if given in the wrong does or to the wrong patient
  • A comprehensive patient information management system (PMS)
  • Now a South Island-wide PMS
  • Promotes patient safety through better prescribing, in-built system alerts and clinical parameters
  • Improves safety and consistency in treatments through standardised prescriptions and administration processes
  • Enables clinicians to review, prescribe, dispense, treat, document patient information in a single database solution
  • Improves efficiency by helping the clinician to plan, order, monitor treatment
  • Integrates with external diagnostic, laboratory systems
  • Integrated Pharmacy dispensing
  • Integrated scheduling for efficient patient appts
  • Uses clinical merge fields to create letters, reports, documents
  • Promotes safety by connecting departments, multiple sites and networks
  • Is a customisable system, user friendly
  • Has significant reporting functionality and therefore audit capabilityAbout youDedicated resource is required to provide immediate clinical support and to configure clinical aspects of the system to ensure and sustain a safe and effective system.
  • To succeed in this role, you will need to have the following :

  • Up to date knowledge, and a keen interest in the oncology / haematology clinical area
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused
  • Be computer literate, with a broad based understanding of computer skills
  • Must actively participate in a Continuing Competency Programme
  • Have an up to date knowledge of the oncology / haematology clinical area
  • Be computer literate with a broad-based understanding of computer skills
  • Be evidence / best practice focused on service delivery
  • Relevant clinical experience
  • Experience in project work
  • Advanced computer skills, including use of word processing and PowerPoint
  • Possess skills for the critical appraisal of research / literature searches / reviewsClosing date : Sunday, 17 October 2021.
  • Due to the fast-paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

    Do you currently work for Southern DHB?If so, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here : Pulse >

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    SuccessFactorsFor further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor - Medical Directorate. Phone : (03) 470 9605 or email : Karen.

    cope southerndhb.govt.nzPre-employment checksIn the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following :

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous public service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
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