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Position Title: Clinical Coordinators – Allied Health
Location: Otago
Date Posted: 10/02/2020
Application Closing Date: 01/03/2020 11PM
Job #: 060728
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Dunedin Hospital, Acute Inpatient Teams

Exciting opportunity for two new permanent roles:

  • 0.5FTE Clinical Coordinator – 3rd Floor (including elective and acute orthopaedics, neuroscience, ENT)
  • 0.5FTE Clinical Coordinator – 8th Floor (including internal medicine, acute stroke unit, oncology)

Internal Applicants Only

About these opportunities
Two newly created 0.5FTE Clinical Coordinator roles are now being advertised to internal applicants. These new roles represent a positive forwards step for Allied Health and exciting opportunities for interprofessional health care services.

The main objectives of the Clinical Coordinator are:

  • To provide support to the unit manager by taking on delegated leadership and operational tasks for the team
  • To provide day to day clinical leadership and coordination of all of the Allied Health professionals within the specified clinical team

You will be working collaboratively with all health professionals within the wider multidisciplinary team throughout the DHB in a way that is consistent with the Organisation’s vision and values. This will ultimately benefit all our patients and communities. 

You will provide day to day clinical leadership and coordination to all of the Allied Health professionals within either the 3rd Floor or 8th Floor teams. Through coordinating and implementing best practice principles, developing and sustaining constructive relationships that enhance your ability to influence, and by modelling a partnership approach with all stakeholders you will ensure smooth day-to-day running of staff and resources within your designated area of responsibility.

About you
You will be a natural, confident leader who leads from the front and by example. Naturally a glass half full person, you will be an adept problem solver, with the flexibility and confidence to make sound clinical and leadership decisions on your feet. Your clinical credibility in your allied health profession will be complemented by your advanced communication skills; you’ll be a natural at building successful working relationships, and have proven experience in de-escalation and conflict resolution.

You will need to be a registered and experienced Allied Health Professional well versed in managing resources with an in-depth understanding of delivering sound clinical work through motivating others. This will be complemented by your understanding of the roles of each of the allied health professions within the clinical areas of practice.

If you are ready to step into a team coordination role, this could be just the opportunity! Please review the position description and apply now with your CV and cover letter.

About Southern DHB
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region.

Please provide as part of your application, a CV and cover letter.

Please note this role is open to current Southern DHB employees only.

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 March 2020

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email: 

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