COVID-19 Workforce Lead at Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui), Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā Nau mai, haere mai, whakapiri mai! Kia koutou ngā rangatira mā Kia kaha, Kia māia ki te tono mō tenei nohonga ki te Pōari Hauora o Whanganui
We welcome you, come closer. Come closer to hear the words of encouragement and urge you all to apply for this position on offer at the Whanganui DHB
Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is seeking applications for COVID-19 Workforce Lead
Whanganui Hospital COVID Resurgence40 Hours per week, fixed term 12 months Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values
Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa | About the role
Are you passionate about staff? If so, this role may be the one for you.
We are looking for a COVID-19 workforce lead to coordinate staff and ensure service delivery is safe, efficient, and effective. This role works primarily with both the COVID-19 response and vaccination managers to ensure people resources are used most effectively and efficiently.
Together with the response and vaccination managers, this position will be responsible for building and maintaining capacity across the programmes. You will work closely with other managers and community partners to ensure that adequate staff are recruited, oriented, trained and rostered to meet the workforce demands of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scope of this position includes testing, SIQ, vaccination, fit testing, occupational health and IPC.
It is important that all COVID-19 response and vaccination activities:
• address equity and our obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
• meet ethical, clinical, and quality standards;
• are developed in collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure an integrated response.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
The successful candidate will be part of a wider leadership team, including the clinical nurse manager, vaccination programme lead, educator and SIQ coordinator. You will have a minimum of three years' experience as a registered health professional.
COVID Vaccination requirements
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Whanganui District Health Board you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. If you have already been vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
If you are not fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to undertake your first vaccination no later than 15 November 2021 and by fully vaccinated, as required by the order, by 1 January 2022.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'. We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.
As part of Whanganui District Health Board's commitment to Whānau Ora, our vision and mission recognises that to achieve healthy communities, all people -regardless of income or social status - need to live in healthy homes and environments where people feel safe, connected, resilient and able to determine their own needs and the needs of their whānau.
For more information regarding our DHB visit: www.wdhb.org.nz
The Whanganui DHB rohe/region has something for everyone. From excellent education and sports training facilities, outdoor adventure pursuits, the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand, access to rural communities and lush picturesque native forest and idyllic surroundings. Our hospital campus is located within the beautiful family orientated town of Whanganui which has a moderate climate, next to the mighty Whanganui River, near to the sea, with the central plateau a stone's throw away, if you are looking for a change in lifestyle with good career prospects then the Whanganui rohe/region is the place to be.
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
For more information, please contact Julie Whyte, Recruitment Coordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org or (06) 348 8911 or apply online at www.wdhb.org.nz/work-for-us
Rā Katinga | Applications close
Applications close: 19 January 2022 Vacancy: 12WORK5944 Ko au ko tōku whānau, ko tōku whanau ko au Nothing about me without me, and my whānau/family
***Please note: If you are applying from outside of New Zealand, please check NZ Immigration website for details regarding entry into NZ during the COVID 19 pandemic and details of Skill Shortage List. Your application may be declined due to border restrictions***
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui)|
|Location:||Manawatu / Whanganui|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
|Attachment:||wdhb-application-form-November 2021.pdf (PDF, 111KB)
Workforce Lead PD Nov 2021.pdf (PDF, 412KB)
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