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Clinical Director Canterbury DHB Research

Employer Canterbury DHB
Workplace Canterbury District Health Board
Specialty Medical Administration
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 07 Jul 2019
Employer Canterbury DHB Workplace Canterbury District Health Board
Specialty Medical Administration Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 07 Jul 2019

Job description

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care. Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team

As a member of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, this role has shared accountability, along with the Chiefs, Chairs and Clinical Directors for:
•Engaging medical teams, the Canterbury DHB and Our Health System to build trust, common understanding and ownership
•Growing clinical service teams' understanding of, and engagement with, the Purpose [vision and goals] for the Canterbury health system
•Defining and aligning clinical services direction and plans, establishing clear Priority, making sure all teams know the accountability they share and every team member has clear and agreed responsibility
•Building Medical People capability
•Communicating, so that within services, the Canterbury DHB and Our Health System, everyone remains aligned with and informed about clinical services plans, priority and progress

The Role

We are seeking a Clinical Director, Canterbury DHB Research in a permanent, part-time 0.2 position.

In this role you will be responsible for the development and oversight of a quality Canterbury DHB research environment which will include oversight of the Canterbury DHB research committee and the Canterbury DHB aspects of the Research office and Research related processes.

The role:
•Chairing of the Canterbury DHB's research committee
•Oversight of the research office and Research related processes
•Develop our research strategy alongside the governance committee
•Lead the implementation of the Research system improvements

To be considered for this role you will need to hold, or be eligible to gain vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you'll seriously consider joining us, but if this role isn't a good fit for you, please share this opportunity with people in your personal networks.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland - Recruitment Specialist.


Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Tracey Sutherland
Phone + 643 337 8889
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