MHAID Outcomes Coordinator
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
2d ago

Registered Health Professional or Data Aalytics professional - Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Outcomes Coordinator

District wide role

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

Southland Hospital, Invercargill

  • Fixed term or Secondment Opportunity for up to 12 months (starting May 2022)
  • Full-time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)
  • About the Team

    There are two members of the team, one based in Southland and the Other in Otago but with District wide responsibility. The team works closely with both the Senior Leadership team and clinical and administrative staff at all levels.

    About the Role

    The primary purposes of the role are to :

    Ensure that SDHB adheres to national reporting standards primarily PRIMHD (Programme for the Integration of Mental Health Data).

    Be a resource for all other MH staff in using data in producing required management reports, quality improvement projects, external inquiries and research.

    Be an active bridge between clinical staff and the Information Services teams in relation to implementation of informatics.

    About You

    You will either be an experienced New Zealand Registered Health Professional with a current annual practicing certificate and demonstrable further education in related fields.

    You must be proficient in the use of common data analysis tools such as MS Excel.

    Or, you will be from a clinical informatics or data analysis background, proficient in the use of data analysis tools. Ideally you will also have experience or knowledge of the health sector.

    You will have excellent communication skills with a positive and problem solving attitude. You will have a passion for mental health.

    About the Southern DHB

    Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

    We are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 located South of the Waitaki River.

    Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City.

    This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health boards.

    See position description.

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