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Patient Safety Administrator

Patient Safety Administrator

Southland Hospital


  • Permanent, part-time (0.7FTE) position
  • Supportive team environment


Bring your experience and passion for patient safety to make a real difference to the health of our region.


Mō te tūranga | About the role


We are looking for someone who has outstanding skills in systems and processes that can provide clinical administration support the Patient Safety and Clinical Intelligence Teams.


The Patient Safety and Clinical Intelligence Teams key functions include management of systems and processes that support Adverse Event reviews and Safety1st system.  The Patient Safety team also undertakes project work, and data collection for the Health Quality and Safety Commissions quality safety markers.


This position is 0.7FTE, based on the Southland site, but covering processes across Te Whatu Ora- Southern. It is an integral role to the team to develop, support and manage these activities.


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Mōu ake | About you


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in implementing Te Tiriti o Waitangi in action
  • Excellence in computing skills including Office, Teams, Excel, SharePoint
  • Excellent communication/ customer service skills
  • Excellent teamwork/ collaboration skills
  • Ability to be adaptive and flexible with an excellent aptitude for problem solving.


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 4 between $64,903 to $67,787 pa pro rata dependant on relevant experience.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date: 10 February 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact Hannah Friedrich, Recruitment Advisor,


We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: All conversations will be confidential in nature.


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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