Nurse Specialist - Liaison Psychiatry at Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
At Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
- Two full time positions available – permanent or fixed term ending 5th February 2023
- Excellent personal and professional development opportunity
- Ample opportunities to learn and to benefit from the wide range of expertise shared by the team.
The Liaison Psychiatry service is based at Auckland City Hospital, a central location with easy access to public transport.
The Liaison Psychiatry team comprises Consultant Psychiatrists; including liaison, addiction and neuropsychiatry specialists; Nurse Specialists, a Clinical Psychologist, Registrar and excellent admin support. We regularly take student nurses and medical students on clinical placements so there is opportunity to be involved in their learning experience. We are a sociable and friendly team who enjoy working together and support one another.
As a Nurse Specialist you will be involved in urgent and planned assessments, planning and delivering care and treatment to service users throughout the hospital as well as assessing all people presenting with self-harm in the Emergency Department.
The work is complex and challenging and you will need to be able to think on your feet and be skilled, adaptable and responsive. Your passion for mental health nursing and ability to practice autonomously will be evident and you will join a functional and highly skilled team of senior nurses in a supportive multi-disciplinary team. We are committed to supporting the team to engage in ongoing professional development to undertake non clinical duties such as teaching.
The role involves working rostered morning and afternoon shifts Monday to Sunday and there may be a requirement to do some night shifts.
Remuneration will be at Grade 5 of the senior nursing scale, of the Mental Health & Public Health Nursing (PSA)
For further details, please refer to the position description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
To be successful for this role, you will need to be an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse with NZ registration and a current APC. Ideally you will have completed a Post Graduate Certificate in a relevant area of specialty practice.
For more information about this role, please contact Lynne Weir - Nurse Specialist / Acting Clinical team leader at LWeir@adhb.govt.nz
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai| Auckland DHB.
For more information on what we offer, please click here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: 29th May 2022 at 11:59pm.
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about the online process, please contact Caryne Tee, Recruitment Consultant at CaryneT@adhb.govt.nz
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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