Clinical Nurse Specialist - PARS at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hutt Valley, Lower Hutt
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora ' Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Hutt Valley Hospital
Service: ICU ' Patient At Risk Service
Contract: Permanent ' Part Time
Salary: Grade 3-4 NZNO Meca
Closing: 15th November 2022
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
The Patient At Risk Service (PARS) is a nurse-led team covering all adult wards. The team work with clinical wards/unit staff to identify patients at risk of deteriorating or developing critical illness.
The emphasis is on supporting and educating ward staff to help them recognise clinical deterioration and rapidly initiate an appropriate escalation of care.
PARS nurses attend all clinical emergencies and follow up patients discharged from ICU.
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
The PARS uses a multidisciplinary approach to identify patients at risk of developing critical illness in the general ward environment. The service is nurse-led and applies critical care skills to the management of deteriorating and acutely unwell ward patients. PARS nurses support patients, their whanau and healthcare professionals by: responding to clinical emergencies and acute referrals, monitoring patients recently discharged from ICU and providing education and advice in the management of acutely unwell patients.
The team supports Early Warning Score (EWS) system which is a national framework using patient's vital signs to identify those who are most unwell and then provide escalated care to try to prevent them deteriorating further. For the sickest patients this response consists of a Medical Emergency Team (MET) which immediately brings senior doctors and nurses experienced in acute medicine to the bedside. As primary responders to MET calls, PARS nurses are advocates for early identification of clinical deterioration.
Moū ' About you
All nurses employed at HVH will have registration with New Zealand Nursing Council and maintain a current annual practicing certificate as a Registered Nurse. Application onto the HVH Professional Development Recognition Programme will happen within 1 year of starting the role.
Applicants will have acute nursing experience with highly developed assessment skills, ability to teach and coach others in their practice when working with unwell patients, ability to advocate for patients, whanau and health care professionals with decisions being made around the Shared Goals of Care Policy.
E pā ana ki a tatou ' About us
Here at Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley District , we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicity, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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