Clinical Product Coordinator
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent full time
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Do you have a clinical/supply chain/procurement background or experience working with clinical products in the health sector? We are looking for a dynamic individual looking for a varied, demanding but rewarding full-time role in our Clinical Product Coordinator team.
In this role, you will be coordinating the introduction of new products. You will be working in a clinical environment and finding out the product needs, finding new products to introduce and replacing end-of-line products. You will be communicating with suppliers as well as operational and supply chain teams.
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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Waikato Hospital is a tertiary hospital based in Hamilton with satellite hospitals in Thames, Te Kuiti, Taumaranui and Tokoroa. Servicing the population of the Midland region, we manage a catalogue of over 30,000 unique items and the Clinical Product Supply team are responsible for supporting the introduction and purchase of medical devices as well as the substitution and replacement of medical devices to ensure that risk to patients and staff from introduction and ongoing use of medical devices is minimised.
With a large team, our supply chain function supports the delivery of health services to our community by ensuring we always have the right products available at the right place, at the right time, across the Waikato region.
Mōu | About you
Key duties will involve:
Sourcing safe and cost effective medical devices
Developing strong working relationships with all internal and external contacts
Providing quality assurance to support procurement initiatives
Planning, coordinating and managing relevant activities in the implementation of new and alternate medical devices
Researching requests for new medical devices including why new product is required, anticipated volume usage and cost analysis
Escalating and providing input into actions required on product alerts, recalls or stock shortages
This is a varied role suited to someone who is able to work well in a team environment, prioritise workloads and who is comfortable with change.
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Have previous procurement/supply chain management experience
Have relevant experience with the health sector
Would be great to have a clinical background
Have some exposure or knowledge of product sourcing
Have strong analytical research skills and a high level of accuracy
Have a proven track record of building and maintaining relationships in a professional work place
Be a team player with a 'can do' attitude, who can promote this attitude across the team
Have proven ability of working with a diverse range of staff and approved vendors
Be highly organised, and have the aptitude to manage a diverse and busy workload
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Rachael.Devey@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 11 April 2023
Please note interviews/appointment can happen before the closing date.
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
|Location:||North Island - Waikato - Hamilton|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Non-clinical - Procurement - Procurement|
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