We currently have a vacancies for:

 


Medication safety specialist

  • Wellington based 
  • Permanent position

We are looking for a medication safety specialist to provide medication safety subject matter expertise for the Commission and its medication safety programme. This role works closely with the Commission’s national medication safety expert advisory group, and other health professionals and networks across the health and disability sector.

A core focus of the role will be the development and implementation of strategies aimed at improving medicines management in all aspects of safe prescribing, dispensing, administration, monitoring and transfer of medicine information at transition points of care.

The ideal candidate will have a background in pharmacy, medicine or pharmacology with clinical exposure across the sector. The person needs to have strong organisational skills and an ability to drive and deliver results in all key accountabilities of the role, with experience in working at a national level. This will require a high level of skill in identifying opportunities for quality improvement, problem solving, conceptual thinking and translating technical and complex information into understandable dialogue.

You will excel in building strong collaborative working relationships and networks in a complex environment. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills are essential as well as a recognised tertiary qualification in clinical pharmacy, public health or a related health discipline.

Downloadable documents

If you wish to discuss this role, please contact Lisa Clyde on 021 2488 190.

Send your application form, cover letter and CV to: hr@hqsc.govt.nz no later than 5pm on 24 August 2017.


Events manager - communications team

  • Permanent 
  • Full-time
  • Wellington based

We are looking for an events manager to work within the communications team.

The ideal candidate will be highly organised, have flexibility and be an accomplished multi-tasker – always two steps ahead of the game. You anticipate problems, provide solutions, and are unflappable under pressure. You will maintain strong relationships with current and potential event partners and proactively identify future speakers.

You will have at least three years’ previous experience in event management and come to us with a commitment to providing quality service to all.

Please note that the current incumbent may apply for this position.

Downloadable documents

If you wish to discuss this role, please contact Lisa Clyde on 021 2488 190.

Send your application form, cover letter and CV to: hr@hqsc.govt.nz no later than 5pm on 31 August 2017.

Last updated 17/08/2017