Nurse Manager - Acute Inpatient and Patient Flow at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, 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 308,000 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 excited to be able to offer an opportunity for a Senior Nurse to join the Bay of Plenty Mental Health and Addictions service as a Nurse Manager working in Acute Adult Inpatients and Acute Patient Flow. This is a rare opportunity to work across the district looking after our diverse population in the Eastern and Western Bay of Plenty
In this role you will be working within the acute adult mental health and addiction inpatient units (Te Toki Maurere in Whakatāne and Te Whare Maiangiangi in Tauranga). This includes working with a multidisciplinary clinical team and liaising with other areas of service provision that have an acute interface.
The role provides strategic leadership and service improvement to ensure quality outcomes for Tangata Whaiora and to ensure service standards and care delivery align with Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand standards and contemporary Mental health and addiction strategies, standards, transformation, and practice.
You will work with Whakatāne and Tauranga clinicians in a number of cross-district service relationships that include addiction services and mental health services for older people.
There is a strong commitment to embed Te Tiriti o Waitangi in the service, and towards the achievement of ‘Toi Ora' – flourishing descendants of Toi. Improving health equity for Māori, Pacific and disabled peoples are cornerstones of our health system transformation.
Both sites are part of teaching schemes for student nurses and new graduate entry to specialist practice.
He Korero mōu - About You
The Senior Nursing leadership are looking for a suitably qualified Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse who is versatile and has excellent problem-solving skills, good operational experience and acute mental health care experience.
Experience in leadership including quality improvement and performance reporting is a key requirement.
Applicants will ideally have sound experience in successfully partnering with Māori and their whānau to deliver services that are culturally safe and elevate Te Ao Māori solutions for effective care.
We are looking for someone who:
- Is an excellent problem solver and can remain clam under pressure
- Has a full range of clinical Mental health skills and knowledge
- Has significant and varied clinical experience in an acute care setting and both leadership and management experience – this is essential
- Post graduate diploma to master's level of education
If you are a progressive, experienced Registered Nurse Mental Health with a positive and patient focused attitude, contact us today!
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Access to ongoing in-house professional development
- Commitment to staff wellness and healthy working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- 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)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (formally Bay of Plenty District Health Board BOPDHB) 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. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Claire McGowan Blair 07579 8182
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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