Charge Nurse Manager - Matariki at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Matariki Hospital – Te Awamutu, Older Persons and Rehabilitation, Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent, Full time – 80 hours per fortnight
Matariki is an 32 bedded continuing care ward, part of the Medicine, ED and OPR Directorate of Waikato Hospital. Historically Matariki has been utilised for many purposes, today with the support of RESL GP Services, the registered nursing and allied health staff; Matariki caters for of a range of patients over the age of 18 years with differing complexities.
The purpose of continuing care in a sub-acute setting is to work with the patient and family to identify the patients’ needs and goals to enable a safe transition back to home.
Matariki is closely aligned with rehabilitation services at the Waikato Hospital campus.
About the role:
We are searching for a dynamic and suitably experienced registered nurse to take on the role of Charge Nurse Manager for Matariki. The role requires the appointee to take responsibility for the safe and effective management of resources and ensure the delivery of excellent patient services.
We are looking for a Registered Nurse who:
• Has a minimum of 5 years nursing experience
• Demonstrated excellent communication and leadership skills,
• Has proven team building and leadership strengths,
• Completed or is undertaking postgraduate study,
• Previous experience working within a senior nurse role.
• Focus on staff safety and wellbeing, patient safety and quality improvement
• Support staff to provide excellent clinical care, as their main priority
• Show evidence of leading change and positively influencing service culture
We can offer you:
• A supportive and comprehensive orientation,
• A strong supportive and collegial work environment.
The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.
We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Caitlin Oldman in the Recruitment Team Caitlin.Oldman@waikatodhb.health.nz
Application closing date: 1 July 2022
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• Stronger together – Kotahitanga
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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