Associate Clinical Nurse Manager - MHSOP at Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane), Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are seeking two Associate Clinical Nurse Manager's for our 10 bed In-patient unit at Tauranga Hospital. We are a busy unit providing acute assessment and treatment for clients presenting with acute mental health conditions, dementia with behavioural and psychological conditions and palliative dementia care.
In this designated senior nurse position, you will work with the Clinical Nurse Manager to provide clinical coordination and leadership to ensure a safe, effective practice that supports the management of patient flow through the Mental Health services of Older People Inpatient Unit.
You will work in close collaboration with medical, nursing and allied staff to ensure timely and appropriate services to patients and provide leadership in complex patient situations.
We are seeking someone who wants to share their knowledge to lead and encourages ongoing staff competency through the Professional Development and Recognition Programme. You will act as an effective role model by demonstrating a high level of clinical competence, you will also assist in the recruitment, development and retention of staff on this ward.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
The preferred candidate will be passionate and committed to providing patient focused care. The ability to work as an effective team member and demonstrate strong communication is essential to this position. You will need to have a calm and empathic approach, flexibility and creativity in your care approach.
You will have significant clinical experience in mental health and gerontological nursing as well as previous experience in staff management. We are seeking someone who can build rapport and actively listen to patients and whanāu to show understanding and make a difference for our patients.
You need to have mental health in your scope of practice.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-house career development.
- Relocation assistance available
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Tauranga is a vibrant city and the surroundings are spectacular with beautiful beaches and wilderness areas all close by. There is outstanding access to wide-range of schooling options, both public and private, an Institute of Technology and a recent addition is a University of Waikato Campus. Lifestyle options are diverse and you can live 20 mins from the hospital on a lifestyle block, in the bush, on an estuary with a boat or kayak or in the trendy beach area of Mt Maunganui. The Coromandel and Auckland are an easy drive away and there is close access to the ski fields in winter.
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Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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