Quality and Safety Coordinator - Arohanui Hospice

Quality and Safety Coordinator

Palliative Nurse positions (IPU and Community)
June 17, 2022

Quality and Safety Coordinator

  • Anywhere

Arohanui Hospice provides specialist palliative care for patients living with life limiting illnesses, and support for their families/whānau within the Manawatū, Tararua, Horowhenua, and Rangitīkei/Taihape regions. People are at the center of everything we do. We are committed to honest, transparent and visible processes that reflect our core values, and staff and volunteers are our most valuable assets.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled Quality and Safety Administrator to join our Arohanui Hospice team working 35 hours per week. This role also collaborates with key staff across the organisation. The Quality & Safety Coordinator is responsible for coordinating Arohanui Hospice’s quality, and health and safety initiatives including projects and policy review processes while maintaining accurate documentation management and promoting reporting, continuous improvement systems, and practices. The role will also provide administrative support for both clinical and non-clinical quality, and health & safety activities.

Read the full job description here. 

We are seeking candidates who have experience in and a passion for all things quality and safety, and who are committed to best practice standards with a focus on continuous improvement. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate their ability to manage the organisation’s risk management, incident reporting, quality improvement, and audit processes both internal and external
You will be highly organised, have an eye for detail, have excellent prioritisation skills, audit experience, and demonstrable experience in quality control.

You will have proven experience with accreditation, certification, or other recognised quality programs. You will be IT-savvy, have experience and knowledge of the Microsoft Office Application Suite, including SharePoint, and experience with Equip or health audits is a significant advantage. You will have a proven ability to work autonomously with great time management skills and be self-motivated with the ability to consistently enhance systems and processes.

At Arohanui Hospice we are fully committed to providing ongoing professional development opportunities for all staff. We pride ourselves on having a fun, friendly, and supportive team environment, and excellent working conditions. Staff wellness is a priority for Arohanui Hospice, we provide an ongoing wellness programme and access to our Employee Assistance Programme.

Rangatiratanga – Know the way, show the way
We each lead by example.

Whanaungatanga – Together we are more
We are connected by a powerful common purpose, enriched by each other, and bound by mutual respect for our cause.

Manaakitanga – The power of human kindness
We are thoughtful, responsive, and trustworthy in our dealings with others.

Kaitiakitanga – We are all part of a legacy
We have been entrusted with the wellbeing of our service and we are honour-bound to protect it and prepare it for the future.

Our application process may include interviews, job testing, reference checks and pre-employment screening. If you have what it takes and are ready to step into a dynamic team environment that’s at the heart of our community, then don’t hesitate, apply now!

Send your completed application form and accompanying CV to vacancies@arohanuihospice.org.nz.

Applications close 25th April 2022 or sooner if our ideal candidate is found.

To apply for this job email your details to vacancies@arohanuihospice.org.nz.