20 Dec 2016 | Perinatal & Maternal Mortality Review Committee
Applications and nominations close 5pm, Monday 20 February 2017.
The Health Quality & Safety Commission wishes to appoint a general practitioner (GP) and a health professional working in maternal mental health to the Maternal Mortality Review Working Group.
The Maternal Mortality Review Working Group is a working group of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC), appointed under section 59e of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000 by the Commission.
The working group is required to review and report to the PMMRC on maternal mortality and identify quality improvement initiatives aimed at reducing maternal mortality and improving maternal outcomes within the working group's scope.
Collectively, the working group has knowledge and expertise in the following areas: obstetrics and gynaecology, obstetric medicine, maternal mental health, midwifery, anaesthetics, primary care, pathology, clinical epidemiology, health quality and risk management, consumer engagement and understanding of Māori and Pacific health.
There are currently two positions available on the working group: (1) GP and (2) a health professional working in maternal mental health.
The Commission welcomes applications from:
All applicants will have:
Consideration will be given to whether an applicant has been nominated by a professional body. DHB employees must have their application supported by their DHB (to allow for, for example, time away from work).
If you would like to apply, please complete the application form below and provide a current curriculum vitae. If you would like to nominate any suitable candidates, please complete the nomination form below and ask the nominee to complete the application form. Please forward all applications and nominations by email to Dez McCormack by 5pm, Monday 20 February 2017.