Charge Nurse Manager - C Ward (Mothers & Babies/ Eating Disorders) at Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch), Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- 1 FTE, Permanent position
- Clinical Management role for a Senior Registered Nurse in Mental Health
- Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and must have a mental health scope of practice.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
C Ward Mothers and Babies (M & B) and Eating Disorders (SIEDS) provides care for a South Island wide catchment. Mothers and Babies (5.2 beds) provides specialist treatment for women who present with complex moderate to severe maternal mental illness who require admission with their baby. SIEDS (7.8 beds) provides specialist inpatient care for people with an eating disorder where both medical and psychological treatment is required. The Specialty Service offers a fulfilling and dynamic environment and opportunities to further your leadership and expertise. Comprehensive treatment, multi-disciplinary functions across the inpatient and outpatient teams and liaison with multiple agencies are integral to service provision across the South Island.
Pehea | About You
The Mothers and Babies/Eating Disorders Service is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced senior Specialist Mental Health Nurse to take on the role of Charge Nurse Manager.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and motivated individual who is looking to provide positive leadership in a management role. The role has a function that is both clinical and operational, therefore you will have excellent clinical credibility as well as an ability to ensure financial and operational objectives are carried out in line with the CDHB vision.
As a motivated self-starter and role model, with the ability to work both in a team and autonomously, it is expected you will engage with nursing staff and members of the Multi-Disciplinary Teams to ensure effective relationships are developed and maintained. Therefore, your integrity, excellent interpersonal skills, effective organisational and time management skills are imperative to the success of this role.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
and Experience required:
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills.
- The ability to manage a staffing roster and coordinate operational requirements of an inpatient unit
- Extensive experience working within mental health
- Proven operational, personnel and management ability.
- Expert clinical nursing knowledge and leadership including risk assessment and management.
- Practices within a restraint minimisation and safe practice framework
- A commitment to post graduate study either having completed or have commenced the post graduate pathway.
- The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused.
- Able to work under pressure and prioritise competing demands
- Demonstrates cultural competence and evidence of application of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi to provision of equitable health services
- Experience in Mothers and Babies or Eating
Disorders and/or senior nursing roles would be an advantage.
Mō mātou | About Us
Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team that forms part of the
Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB). We are committed to working and
partnering with tāngata whaiora and their whanau. Constantly striving
to work within our philosophy; we develop therapeutic, supportive and
empowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them to achieve their
personal goals and aspirations.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
submit your most recent resume along with a cover letter stating why you
believe that you are the ideal candidate for the role highlighting any skills
you have gained along the way.
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.
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for additional information
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds
like you, please apply now!
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom are likely vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is a higher risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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