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Position Title: TrendCare Coordinator
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.6 FTE
Date Posted: 11/09/2019
Application Closing Date: 22/09/2019 11PM
Job #: 059331
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TrendCare Coordinator



Permanent part-time 0.6 FTE

  • Permanent Part time Role
  • 0.6 FTE – 24 Hours a week


About the Southern DHB

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

TrendCare is the leading patient acuity, workload management and workforce planning software/tool used widely across Australasia.


The Southland TrendCare Coordinator will take a lead role in providing coordination, facilitation, planning, communication and support for maintenance and enhancement of current systems using a ‘whole of systems approach’. The programme goal being to assist the DHB in attaining optimum patient outcomes by achieving staffing that closely matches the needs of patients for care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Based at Southland Hospital the position may include some travel to Dunedin Hospital. The TrendCare Coordinator will be supported by the Southern DHB Care Capacity Demand Management (CCDM), and the TrendCare team. This position will see you utilising a broad range of your significant skill set:

  • Be part of a team responsible for system monitoring, utilisation of data and provision of advice to end users, managers and executive
  • A proven ability to analyse data and identify trends
  • The ability to facilitate engagement of TrendCare users through a variety of education platforms
  • Ensure that end users and managers are trained to a required level of competency in their use of the TrendCare system, and are supported on an ongoing basis.

About You

This position will suit someone with a strong background in Nursing practice, the ability to work at a high level with regard to health informatics and be an advanced/expert user to facilitate collation of reports and analyses of outcomes. The ability to actively connect, communicate and engage a variety of stakeholders alongside experience in education would be advantageous. Just bring a ‘can do’ attitude, the ability to function autonomously and as a team member, great time management and good humour! 


You must have current nursing registration and experience in clinical leadership.


The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date:  Sunday, 22nd September 2019 

For further information, please contact Sam Cunningham, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate & Women’s health Directorates. Phone: (03) 213 5427 or Email:

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