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Position Title: Health Pathways Coordinator
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 12/02/2021
Application Closing Date: 28/02/2021 11PM
Job #: 065210
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Health Pathways Coordinator

Dunedin or Invercargill

  • Permanent, full time position
  • Manage and prioritise workloads across a range of clinical staff
  • Make a real difference to the healthcare experience for our region


About us

We are a team focused on reducing patient harm, improving patient & whānau experience and outcomes, and fostering continuous improvement within Southern DHB. We are a diverse team that have an active role in driving transformation across the organisation. We encourage teamwork, collaboration & staff motivation to achieve the end goal of better health, better lives, Whānau Ora.


About the opportunity

Health Pathways is a clinician led, management supported process which involves groups from general practice working with their hospital colleagues to identify, agree, and implement opportunities for standardisation and improvement of the management of patients across the primary-secondary interface.

As the Health Pathways Coordinator you will be responsible for gathering and maintaining the non-clinical information from specialty departments, coordinating a range of communications to support the Health Pathways process and the Clinical Editors. 


Some key tasks within the role will be:

  • Coordinate and prioritise workloads across the Health Pathways team 
  • Gather and maintain local service provider information
  • Gather and write content for monthly subscriber updates
  • Produce monthly Health Pathways usage statistic reports
  • Monitor and manage relevant feedback from the Health Pathways administration tool


About you

We are looking for an excellent communicator with strong organisational skills to join the team and add value in this important process. Our ideal candidate will bring:

  • Experience within the health sector including managing workloads amongst clinical staff
  • Ability to produce quality documentation and reports
  • Excellent time management and the ability to prioritise successfully
  • Ability to build rapport and create good working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders


If you feel like you fit the bill and are looking for an opportunity to use your skills to support the health of our region, apply today!

The salary associated with the role is in accordance with the DHBs/PSA South Island Administrative Employees Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and will be between $56,929 and $65,915 depending on skills and experience.


Why Southern?

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is 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 28th February 2021

For further information please contact Sarah Burgess, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate Directorate on (03) 470 9021


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.

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