Nurse Director: Medicine & OPR at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Medicine & Older Persons and Rehabilitation, Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent, Full-time
Be part of the national transformation in Health
A critical leadership role that ensures we can deliver safe and efficient patient care
Join a dynamic team leading innovation and improvement in healthcare delivery
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
In this exciting and high profile role will have responsibility for the attainment of clinical excellence across our Medicine and OPR (Older Persons & Rehabilitation) directorate. Working in close partnership with the Operations Director and the wider leadership team, you will drive and deliver the nursing strategy for the Medicine and OPR directorate. You will be responsible for inspiring, developing, motivating and empowering our nurses to deliver care at the top of their scope, while improving a patient and whanau experience.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
OPR provides a dynamic, progressive environment where supportive teamwork and professional development are cornerstones of the holistic compassionate care we provide. We are committed to high quality patient outcomes and experiences, achieved within a positive and safe environment where staff are valued and leadership flourishes.
Mōu | About you
You will be a leader who likes to work collaboratively, is able to bring people together, and knows what it takes to build a cohesive culture that brings the best out in teams.
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
You will be able to demonstrate visible and inspirational leadership that is fully aligned with our values.
You will have a strong track record of clinical delivery and of developing effective, engaged and high-performing nursing teams within a complex environment.
You will need to show success in delivering significant improvements in nursing standards.
You will be accustomed to leading through periods of transformational change while continuing to deliver required the highest clinical performance levels.
You will also need to be an excellent communicator, capable of influencing and negotiating across all levels of the hospital.
Proven financial management capability.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. 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. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Elysia.Koretz@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 17 October 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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