Registered Nurse - Consult Liaison and Duly Authorised Officer at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
Are you a Registered Nurse with a passion for Mental Health Nursing? Right now, our Consult Liaison Mental Health Team are seeking an experienced nurse to provide mental health nursing consultation, brief intervention and liaison nursing to adult and older adult inpatients of Whangarei Base Hospital, and act as a resource to regional hospitals.
Based at Whangarei Hospital, we have one permanent, full-time and two fixed term (ending March 2024) full-time roles, each working 40 hours per week.
We are a close whānau that works collaboratively together and genuinely care about each other. Our sense of belonging is enhanced with a lot of laughter and humour.
Our ideal applicant will have experience of working with tāngata whaiora and their whānau living with the effects of mental illness in our community and a proven ability to communicate well with tāngata whaiora, their whānau and colleagues, and engage Māori in making choices that enhance their wellbeing.
Working as part of an MDT you will respond to requests for advice and consultation from other specialities in the hospital in relation to the mental health needs of people under their care - both inpatients and outpatients.
The response includes both urgent and non-urgent requests - acting as a liaison between mental health services and the other specialists, providing advice on assessment, treatment and pathways to the treating team.
You will need to be able to work across a range of disciplines and specialties. On occasion when necessary you will need to act in your capacity as a Duly Authorised Officer in relation to both providing information, education, and at times implementation of the Mental Health Act.
You will work alongside other Kaimahi Māori within a supportive team environment of health professionals that is committed to delivering an excellent clinical and cultural service that reflects the needs of our tāngata whaiora and their whānau.
We are a service committed to ongoing professional and cultural development within the parameters of the expected scope of practise for this position.
A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: NS22-398 & NS22-406
Closes: 13 December 2022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||NS22-398 - JD v2 - Registered Nurse - Consult Liaison and DAO.pdf (PDF, 317KB)
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