Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatu, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, the health care provider also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.
MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
This exciting role within Te Whatu Ora MidCentral provides an opportunity for a person with a passion for quality to work with a team developing and supporting clinical quality and risk management activities.
The role will be working in the Quality Assurance Team on key tasks such as
- Working with specific directorates of the organisation in quality management
- Facilitating and supporting the serious adverse event process
- Support to achieve targets on policy governance, quality safety measures and other directorate initiatives
- Support the quality account publication
Key qualities and attributes for this position are:
- A clinical background is preferred but not essential
- Being patient/client-focused
- Demonstrated experience and commitment to improving the quality of services
- Ability to work in partnership with, and to communicate with, clinical and non-clinical staff
- Knowledge and understanding of health practices and policies, quality systems and processes
MidCentral is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here