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Position Title: Registered Health Professional - MHAID Outcomes Coordinator
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 06/11/2020
Application Closing Date: 22/11/2020 11PM
Job #: 064371
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Registered Health Professional - Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Outcomes Coordinator
Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

  • Permanent Full-time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)

About the Team
There are two members of the team, one based in Southland and the other in Otago but with District wide responsibility. The team works closely with both the Senior Leadership team and clinical and administrative staff at all levels. 

About the Role – what’s in it for me? 
The primary purposes of the role is to: ensure that SDHB adheres to national reporting standards primarily PRIMHD (Programme for the Integration of Mental Health Data); be a resource for all other mental health staff in using data in producing required management reports, quality improvement projects, external inquiries and research; be an active bridge between clinical staff and the Information Services teams in relation to implementation of informatics.

More about the role
Click here to view the MHISO Framework

About You
You will be an experienced New Zealand Registered Health Professional with a current annual practicing certificate and demonstrable further education in related fields. You must be proficient in the use of common data manipulation tools such as MS Excel.

You will have excellent communication skills with a positive and problem solving attitude. You will have a passion for mental health. 

The Location
A lifestyle that is hard to beat! Dunedin is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages. Some of New Zealand’s most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance. To find out more about living here please click the following link:

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it’s 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.

About the Southern DHB
Southern District Health Board (Southern DHB) exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities.

We are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 located South of the Waitaki River. Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City. This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health boards.

Closing Date: Sunday, 22 November 2020. Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time.

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Directorate (MHAID), Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for. 

How to Apply  
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