Expressions of interest – Clinical Leader, Reportable Events

20 Dec 2011 | Adverse Events

Expressions of interest are sought from professionals working in the health and disability sector, to support the work of the Commission in its role in relation to reportable events and serious and sentinel events.

The Clinical Leader will be working with the Commission’s Senior Advisor Reportable Events to develop adverse event reporting in line with international standards. Key aspects of the role will be to work with the Senior Advisor to:

  • develop a network of experienced staff from the health and disability sectors to support the Commission in this area
  • develop the Commission’s serious and sentinel event reporting to provide data that supports quality initiatives
  • provide expert advice to the Commission in relation to reportable events/serious and sentinel events.

While the terms and conditions of the role are flexible depending on the skills and availability of the successful applicant, the Commission is looking for a commitment of one to two days per week.

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is a stand-alone Crown Entity, established in November 2010, with a Board responsible to the Minister of Health.  The Commission is responsible for assisting providers across the whole health and disability sector, both private and public to improve service safety and quality and therefore outcomes for all who use these services in New Zealand.

If you are interested in this role, please send your CV, with a cover letter, to megan.tahapeehi@hqsc.govt.nz .

All expressions of interest should be made to the Commission by 3 February 2012.

If you have any queries about this role, please do not hesitate to contact Matthew Pitt (Senior Advisor, Reportable Events) on 04 901 6041, or by email at matthew.pitt@hqsc.govt.nz .

Last updated 24/02/2012