Clinical Analyst - Quality (Full Time), Patient Safety and Quality Assurance

Full time
Expires in: 27 days

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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts


Do you have analytics experience and an active interest in quality and patient safety?

Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Counties Manukau District is a dynamic and progressive workplace at the forefront of innovative health delivery. Our comprehensive healthcare environment offers unique opportunities for both health professionals and non-clinical support staff. As a result, we are dedicated to growing and developing a capable health workforce reflective of our community's unique and diverse population. 

About the Role:

Our Patient Safety and Quality Assurance team is looking for a Clinical Analyst to join them. This is a stimulating and varied role where you will be responsible for the measurement and monitoring of quality and patient safety for the Directorate of Nursing and Patient Whaanau Experience. This is a full time Monday to Friday position based at Middlemore Hospital, with opportunity for hybrid working.

You will be responsible for identifying opportunities for improvement in healthcare processes through measurement, synthesis and reporting of quality (i.e. patient safety, effectiveness and experience) data. Sources of data may include surveillance audits, clinical audits, adverse incidents and administrative data including that provided by the Health Roundtable. Reports generated will allow senior management and executive leadership team to strategize for patient safety and quality.

This position will offer the incumbent development opportunities working alongside a number of senior stakeholders and clinicians.

Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role you will need to have a background in data analytics and reporting, preferred previous knowledge of the health sector or quality/patient safety, and experience of quality improvement. The ideal candidate would have:

  • Bachelor's degree in quantitative, business or health related field or demonstrable experience
  • Understanding of data management systems
  • Experience with analysing and presenting data appropriate to multiple audiences
  • Technical skills including knowledge of SQL, SAS and dashboard development (e.g. Qlik Sense)
  • Strong attention to detail and a love of data
  • A high standard of personal work ethic and time management skills
  • Personal sincerity and integrity
  • Highly skilled and experienced at time management and work prioritisation skills
  • Proactive, inquisitive and can-do attitude

The role has a level of autonomy and applicants will need to be self-driven to manage time-pressured work but also need to work as part of the Patient Safety and Quality Assurance team. 

Who are you?

In your application we invite you to share who you are, your personal values, your whakapapa, as well as your interests and motivations in applying for this role. We are interested to learn about your personal attributes, experiences and the diverse perspectives you could bring to the role and Te Whatu Ora. We acknowledge attributes may extend to having been gained outside of the workforce and encourage you to share these in your application.

If this sounds like you, please apply online at or to review the position description please "click here". For more information, please contact Jacky Chan, Patient Safety and Quality Assurance Lead

Position Number: CMH202312792

Closing Date: 19th January 2024

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.