Nurse Practitioner - Spring Hill Corrections Facility at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
'Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' - ‘There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people'
Ara Poutama Aotearoa's nation-wide strategy Hōkai Rangi, expresses our organisation's intention to transform the way we operate to ensure that the people in our care, and their whānau, are supported to reduce recidivism and improve the humanising and healing aspects of the work we do.
Ara Poutama Aotearoa Health Services lead the delivery of patient-focused primary health care services to tāngata within corrections facilities across Aotearoa. Hōkai Rangi, nation-wide strategy, places the focus on health at the heart of our Mahi (work). Our focus to drive and support equity for Māori, by building our frameworks from Matauranga Māori, which in turn will contribute to achieving our outcomes of reducing reoffending.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
We are looking for an inspired Nurse Practitioner to lead the way with this pivotal role. Reporting to the Health Centre Manager this role will be integral to providing comprehensive healthcare to those in our care at Spring Hill Corrections Facility located South of Auckland or North of Hamilton at Hampton Downs.
Ensuring a high standard of health care and nursing services is delivered, promoting best practice.
Recognised as an authority in primary health care practice, the Nurse Practitioner is a clinical expert and will provide expert nursing assessment and care delivery. This nursing led service is a wonderful opportunity for you to led and develop the healthcare of the people in our management.
In particular, you will:
- Provide clinical leadership
- Screen, assess, diagnose and prescribe
- Manage medicine and prescribe
- Provide emergency response
- Plan care for acute and long-term conditions
- Refer patients as required
Mōu | About you
Are you a registered Nurse in the Nurse Practitioner scope of practice who has the following:
- Sound knowledge and understanding of medical, legal and ethical responsibilities when providing healthcare and prescribing
- Recognised as a nurse leader
- Excellent team member with strong decision-making, facilitation and communication
- Able to handle ambiguity and complexity
- High standard of cultural competency with a continued desire to learn will be an advantage as we align our model and way of working to our organisation's values – Manaaki, Rangitira, Whānau, Kaitiaki, Wairua.
In return we will offer you the opportunity to demonstrate your nursing knowledge and real passion for health whilst being able to make a meaningful difference to people in our care who have previously had limited engagement with health care providers. We embrace diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.
If successful, you'll join a high-performing health led team who are dedicated and committed to developing and embedding a Kaupapa Māori based model of care into the heart of health services delivery.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The salary range is $91,953 to $129,816. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now - Applications close Thursday 13th October 2022
To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at email@example.com.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Attachment:||JD - Nurse Practitioner 21.docx (Word, 355KB)
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