Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team :
The National Screening Unit is entering an exciting period with all screening programmes undergoing significant developments.
The National Screening Unit (NSU) is responsible for the national coordination of three important cancer screening programmes (breast, cervical and bowel cancers) and three antenatal and new-born screening programmes or quality initiative.
Te whainga poto o tēnei tūranga What is the purpose of this position?
As the Senior Advisor Quality, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the quality function of the NSU. You will be responsible for working collaboratively with screening leads in the health sector to support an effective approach to quality that ensures the safety of the screening programme.
The role will work closely with other clinical and technical experts and teams in the National Screening Unit (NSU) to support an integrated and consistent approach to quality and quality systems for all screening programmes.
Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako Skills and experience
To excel in this role, you will have :
You must demonstrate an understanding and awareness of the Treaty of Waitangi and understand the role of the Ministry and health sector in reducing health disparities and improving health outcomes for Māori.
Proof of vaccination is a requirement for this role.
The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nation’s health and disability system.
We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.
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