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Data Integrity Officer (Invercargill)

Data Integrity Officer


Salary Band – $59,627 and $63,984 p.a + free parking + Kiwisaver


  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ
  • Exciting new roles in an established organisation
  • Busy and varied service
  • Permanent, fulltime position (40 hours per week)


The Records and information service is responsible for the data integrity and accuracy associated with information we collect about our patients.  This new role will not only serve as our expert in our new inpatient management system, but also into the many areas of data collection within our district.


If you are an enthusiastic IT minded person with the people skills to interact, train and help all of our staff who collect data then this is the role for you!


Mō te tūranga | About the role


As the Data Integrity Officer, you will be responsible for the data integrity needs of the Records and Information service.  This will mean providing timely and accurate confidential data integrity support to enable the efficient functioning of wider health services, including but not limited to:

  • Identifying potential improvements to systems and processes to ensure the continuous improvement of data quality of the wider organisation.
  • Being efficient and knowledgeable in our new Inpatient management systems providing ongoing knowledge and support to all users of those systems
  • Evaluating situations and identifying existing or potential problems and opportunities, along with implementing processes to rectify issues
  • Ensure all audits of digital patient information are conducted timely and liaising with staff on errors and correction
  • Extensive knowledge on our MOH extracts and datasets, with ability to correct data


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Mōu ake | About you


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Excellent computer skills in database management and computer systems with an ability to review large volumes of technical information.
  • Inpatient management systems knowledge, and the ability to learn large volumes of information, and advise the organisation of required standards of data reporting
  • Ability to analyse information and determine root cause of issues
  • Ability to train and support organisation staff in their understanding of systems and reporting.
  • High standard of interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic understanding of medical terminology is desirable but not essential
  • Relevant experience or qualification in Data management and analysis is desirable.


Painga | Benefits

  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Access to a range of retail discounts
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role is covered by the terms and conditions of the PSA South Island Clerical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement and the salary will be in accordance with the National Health Administration Workers Pay Scale, Band 3 between $59,627 and $63,984 per annum dependant on relevant experience.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date: Monday 30 January 2023


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:


For further information please contact Hannah Friedrich, Recruitment Advisor, all conversations will be confidential in nature


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)


COVID-19 Vaccination requirements

New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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