Current Public Health Vacancies
Chief Clinical Advisor and Clinical Advisors, COVID-19 Clinical Response - Wellington
Help Shape New Zealand's COVID-19 Clinical Response
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
(Many hands make light work/ unity is strength.)
The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nation's health and disability system. We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.
The Ministry's COVID-19 Health System Response Directorate provides operational clinical leadership and advice to New Zealand's COVID-19 programmes of work.
Workstreams include the following:
We are looking for up to 1 Chief Clinical Advisor and 5 Clinical Advisors to join our expert teams.
In these roles, you will work with:
Chief Clinical Advisor
Management Responsibilities: Direct line management of five Clinical Advisors
Description: collaborate with the DPH and OCCO to provide overall clinical leadership for the COVID-19 response and coordinate the directorate's clinical 'think tank'.
Clinical Advisor Response
Provide specialist clinical advice to the group responsible for operational management and coordination of the overall health response to COVID-19.
Clinical Advisor Contact Tracing
Provide specialist clinical advice to the group responsible for supporting case investigation and close contact tracing to prevent onward transmission of COVID-19.
Clinical Advisor Border and Managed Isolation
Provide specialist clinical advice to the group responsible for managing and coordinating health aspects of MIQ facilities, border operations and travel exemptions.
Clinical Advisor Immunisation, Testing and Supply
Provide specialist clinical advice to the group responsible for planning and implementing the COVID-19 immunisation programme once a vaccine becomes available in New Zealand.
Clinical Advisor Science and Insights
Provide specialist clinical advice to the group responsible for informing work across the directorate with expert technical and scientific advice and evidence-based insights.
The successful applicants will bring a strong equity focus to the roles, and have extensive links within health professional communities, amongst healthcare workers and District Health Boards. We are looking for people with significant experience as a registered health practitioner holding a current Annual Practicing Certificate. Full time or part time positions (from 0.4 FTE) available, based in Wellington or Auckland locations for a fixed term period (up to 24 months). All positions will be rostered to provide clinical coverage seven days a week.
The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are the lead Public Health agency on the national COVID-19 response and have established the COVID-19 Health System Response Directorate to provide oversight of all activities contributing to the Ministry's COVID-19 response. Led by the Deputy Chief Executive, the functions work in close collaboration with each other, across the Ministry, health sector, and the wider All of Government response.
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Advertising for this role closes at midnight on Friday, 20 November 2020.
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