Maternity Quality & Safety Programme (MQSP) Co-ordinator

Quality Team – Timaru Hospital

Permanent, Part Time, 20 Hours per week, 0.5 FTE, Flexible Office Hours


Every moment matters is not only our vision, it is our commitment to enhance the health and independence of the people of South Canterbury. We do things differently at the SCDHB, we believe extraordinary leadership can emerge from anywhere in our workforce, and the best ideas tend to come from staff closest to our patients and our patients themselves.

Do you want to be part of the future of healthcare? Are you good with data yet good at building relationships too? Consider joining our Quality Team to undertake this Part Time position (20 hours per week) and put your skills to good use. This is a fixed term position with the possibility of extension.

As the MQSP Coordinator you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting and promoting quality improvement and safety in Maternity Services
  • Facilitating and developing guidelines and policies that support clinical practice in Maternity Services for South Canterbury
  • Tracking, analysing and reporting on Maternity clinical data in a timely fashion
  • Reporting to the ministry on Maternity clinical data

We are looking for someone with has excellent communication, presentation and time management skills. You will have the energy and enthusiasm to exercise sound judgement along with first-rate data analysis and report writing skills.

You do not have to be a midwife to be considered for the role. This role is open to healthcare practitioners with experience in healthcare quality and non-healthcare applicants. While an understanding of health care is desirable, non-healthcare applicants with a strong background in quality may see this as an ideal entry role into our sector.


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We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.
If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications will be accepted until 11 December 2019

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: KZBO9136890

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019