Our Communicable Disease team is within Public Health South, a multidisciplinary team and based at Wakari Hospital.
About the opportunity
Within this role you will be responsible for data entry and quality control for the national Episurv database, and administration duties include management of notifications and case report forms. You will have regular contact with Laboratories, General Practices, and Medical Officers of Health.
You will actively encourage timely completion of case report forms by staff and follow up of notifiable diseases and you should have an interest in public health.
It is paramount to this role that you have the ability to learn and become familiar with a database, using your exceptional eye for detail and high levels of accuracy you will be able to input data correctly. You’ll also need to be highly organised, a forward-planner, have the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, and ideally have experience in working with databases and inputting data. An excellent telephone manner is essential.
The salary for this position is between $35,426 and $40,068 pro rata per annum and will be based on relevant experience and qualifications.
Dunedin is a University town and has something to offer most people. It has a long and rich history which is reflected in its many museums, including the Settlers Museum and Art Galleries. Dunedin also offers affordable housing. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Sunday, 10 November 2019.
Please note that we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time. For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, phone (03) 214 5770 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz