0800 211 3081

CLINICAL ADMINISTRATOR   

September 2021

Come and work in beautiful Southland! Hospice Southland is looking for a superb Clinical Administrator to join our committed, highly engaged and engaging nursing team. Our work covers all of Southland and the Wakatipu Basin. The scenery is glorious and the people really friendly. Sure, we have the odd grey day but the evenings are long and balmy. Really, you can still be playing tennis at 10pm in summer!

Hospice Southland provides palliative care for people with end-of-life illness or conditions. Our motto is ‘Living Every Moment’ and that’s what we aim for –  our patients and their families/whanau. We are looking for a collaborative highly efficient, energetic team member who is a superb administrator. Sounds like you? Then apply and meet us.

About the Role

This role is based at Hospice Southland’s base in Invercargill and provides administration support to our Nursing Team who are responsible for the delivery of nursing to patients in our 6 bed Inpatient Unit, in the community in their homes or in Aged Residential Care.

Hours: 1 FTE –  40 hours/wk. This is a fulltime role.

The Clinical Administrator will report to the Nursing Director and is responsible for:

  • Ensuring robust nursing administration and clinical systems are developed and maintained to facilitate effective clinical workflow.
  • Effectively collaborate with the Nursing Director to ensure the use of Hospice Southland’s loan equipment pool is co-ordinated.
  • Ensures the duty roster for the entire nursing team is completed in an equitable and timely manner under the supervision of the Nursing Director.
  • Meets core organisational requirements.

Skills & experience

The successful applicant with be an experienced administrator:

  • Previous experience within a clinical administration environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as attention to detail is a must.
  • Sound relationship management and customer service skills.
  • Experienced with Palcare or another patient management system.
  • Proficient in MS Office programs Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Team player who is happy to pitch in and help where required.
  • Great time management and organisational skills.

What’s in it for you?

  • You will join a great team committed to multidisciplinary focus for palliative care.
  • Free car parking.
  • A special work environment, Hospices are special and once you walk in the door you can just feel the peace and calm.
  • Variety, we love variety!
  • Food, food, food glorious food. We often have themed morning teas and shared lunches.

How to apply

Please send a copy of your CV and a letter of application summarising your skills and why you want to apply.  A copy of the job description can be found hereYou must be eligible to work in NZ.

Please send your application to:

Susanne Walker, HR Administrator, Hospice Southland. Email: Susanne.walker@hospicesouthland.org.nzPhone (03) 211 3081.

For further information please email flora@hospicesouthland.org.nz to arrange a phone call.

You can download a job application form here.

 

QUALITY & PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

September 2021

Quality and Practice Development in a Palliative Care Setting

Do you have the commitment and values to make a real difference to our clinical multidisciplinary team in a palliative care setting? If so, Hospice Southland is looking for you. You need to be passionate about developing and auditing palliative care services to ensure that they are of the highest quality, enabling us to offer a gold standard of care.

You will work in beautiful Southland. Our work covers all of Southland and the Wakatipu Basin. The scenery is glorious and the people really friendly. Sure, we have the odd grey day but the evenings are long and balmy. Really, you can still be playing tennis at 10pm in summer!

We are seeking a driven, productive and highly organised Quality & Practice Development Coordinator to be responsible for assessing the quality of the services we are delivering, and to identify areas for further development and quality improvement, especially in the education and professional development field. You must be flexible and reliable with an excellent eye for detail and ensure 100% compliance in all relevant areas. We are contracted by the SDHB and need to make sure we comply in all contracted areas. We are a diverse team of 70 staff delivering palliative care services and associated fundraising services to the people of Southland and the Wakatipu Basin.

The position is 1 FTE – Full time based at the hospice in Invercargill but involves some travel to our outer posts in Queenstown, Te Anau and Gore.

You should ideally have a relevant professional qualification (such as a Registered Nurse or possibly a Diploma in Social Work).

We expect all applicants to Hospice Southland to have had two Covid-19 vaccinations before starting with us.

What’s in it for you:

  • Join a great team committed to multidisciplinary focus for palliative care.
  • Free car parking.
  • A special work environment. Hospices are special and once you walk in the door you can just feel the peace and calm.
  • Variety, we love variety.
  • Food, food, food glorious food, we often have shared morning teas and lunches.

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV and a letter of application summarising your skills and why you want to apply. A copy of the job description can be found on our website here. You must be eligible to work in NZ.

Please send your application to:

Susanne Walker, HR Administrator, Hospice Southland by email at Susanne.walker@hospicesouthland.org.nz. Phone (03) 211 3081.

To download an application form, click here.

If you require further information, please email flora@hospicesouthland.org.nz to arrange a phone call.