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Safe Moving and Handling and Restraint Minimisation and Safe Practice Coordinator

Employer:
Southern District Health Board
Job Category:
Health
City/Town:
Otago - Dunedin
Region:
Otago
Job Type:
Ongoing - Part Time
Posted Date:
09-Oct-2019
Closing Date:
23-Oct-2019
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Job Description

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent part-time position
  • 20 hours per week 0.5 FTE

About the team

You will be working with staff and educators across the Dunedin site so a base knowledge in several departments will be very advantageous. You will need to have the ability to build relationships quickly and gain an understanding of what each department of the SDHB Dunedin site require from you.

About the role - what's in it for me?

The purpose of this role is to ensure that both staff and consumers of care remain safe while they move in, out and across our services. You will ensure safety practice principles are followed when moving anything from inanimate objects to consumers of healthcare. Equally you will have the opportunity to ensure restraint minimisation is practised to the fullest ensuring consumer safety and quality of care. You will have the opportunity to work across services, innovate, implement change, streamline practice, network widely as well as gain valuable experience and skills.

About you

You will have considerable post registration experience, professional credibility in the clinical setting with the confidence and passion for supporting and developing a safe workplace for staff and consumers alike. You must have first-rate knowledge of the professional standards and regulations plus superior written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. It is essential that you are a registered health professional with a current practising certificate and either hold or be working towards an appropriate postgraduate qualification. If you are a networker, a leader and a role model with recognised teaching, mentoring and coaching skills, have a real passion for patient and staff safety and you align with Southern DHBs values and objectives then we welcome your interest in joining our team.

About the Southern DHB

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers - patients, staff and communities are at the forefront of everything we do.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing skiing, hunting or fishing theatre, live music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 20 October 2019.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz

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