Health Informatics Specialist

Job details

  • Location: Newtown, Wellington

Health Informatics Specialist

  •         2 year fixed term role based in Wellington
  •        Challenging newly created role
  •        Opportunity to drive positive change and make a significant difference
  •        Large change projects (no day will ever be the same) 

Acurity is embarking upon an exciting journey where Digital/IT transformation has been identified as critical driver of success. A number of large projects are in train, including a $100M+ rebuild of Wakefield Hospital (including rolling out the best-fit modern technologies into the new build); merging of three Hospital patient administration systems into one and planning/implementing an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system.

We are looking for an energetic, customer and results focused Health Informatics Specialist to help lead this transformation across our three hospitals and deliver the key projects listed above. If you are known for living and breathing change and have a knack for bringing people along the journey, this is the role for you.

 We unashamedly have high expectations – in return for your dedication and results we provide a supportive,flexible and fun work environment.

 To be successful in this role you must have:

·       Minimum of 4 years clinical experience.

·       Experience in leading successful Clinical/IT change projects.

·       Proven experience in prioritising and completing a high volume of diverse projects.

·       Exemplary change and project management skills.

·       Flexible and adaptable approach.

·       The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

·       Well-developed problem resolution skills.

·       An ability to translate clinical into technical and vice versa.


Ideally you will have also worked in a high functioning digital health environment, and experience in working across multiple hospitals.

 And it goes without saying that you are a well-respected health practitioner and pride yourself on your honesty and integrity.

 For more information,please refer to the Position Description. 

Please email your CV and a brief outline of how you would excel in this role to Richard Kelly (CIO) at Y2lvQGFjdXJpdHkuY28ubno=. Note that due to the high volume of inquiries we typically receive, we may not be able to respond to individual inquires – to maximise your chance of being interviewed it’s critical that you clearly (and succinctly) outline why you would be the perfect fit for the role in your application.

 About Acurity

Acurity is a leading owner and operator of private hospitals in New Zealand. With three wholly owned and operated hospitals and two joint ventures, Acurity aims to be the preferred provider of private hospital services, chosen by leading specialists, major health insurers, patients and their families.