Clinical Quality Assurance Advisor

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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  • Category: Health and Nursing
  • Location: Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
  • Date Advertised: 05-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1504217
  • Job Title: Clinical Quality Assurance Advisor
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  • Summary:
  • Based at Auckland regional office in Penrose
  • Full time perm role: from $91,953 up to $129,529 based on relevant skills & experience
  • Regular regional travel required

‘Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi’  –  ‘There is only one purpose to our work:  the wellness and wellbeing of our people.

Health Services lead the delivery of patient-focused primary health care and disability services to people within prisons across the country. Hōkai Rangi, our over-arching strategic direction, clearly outlines the importance of good mental and physical health to achieving our outcomes of reducing re-offending.  This places the work of the Health group at Ara Poutama Aotearoa at the heart of our business.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

We are now recruiting for a permanent Clinical Quality Assurance Adviser within our Northern Region Health Services team.  This role supports the Regional Clinical Director, Health Services and other health professionals by providing expert advice.  This would include the development, implementation, monitoring and auditing of clinical operational systems, clinical performance and risk management, as well as supporting the development and maintenance of the regions clinical systems and standards.

This role offers great opportunity to influence and champion an environment that reflects excellence in continuous quality improvement and risk management processes.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

We are eager to hear from health professionals who can evidence meeting the following requirements within their cover letter and CV:

  • A Registered Nurse through the Nursing Council of New Zealand;
  • Experience with risk management and Quality Management in the Health sector;
  • Experience in a clinical leadership role, coupled with experience of best practice clinical practice, terminology and procedures;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including good attention to detail and concise writing skills;
  • Technical (Microsoft application) competence coupled with the ability to analyse and report audit trends; and
  • A current driver’s licence with the ability and willingness to travel across the Northern region as required.

To view the full essential criteria of this role, please refer to our careers page to download a copy of the Job Description.

Further info

To apply, submit your CV and a tailored cover letter (PDF) online, describing your motivation for applying for this role and highlighting your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities that meet the essential criteria.

Applications close Sunday 17th January 2021

Interviews 25th January 2021

Shortlisted candidates may be asked to prepare a response to a presentation question or task as part of the interview and selection process.

For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site.  If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit or email our team at