Clinical Nurse Educator - South Taranaki Rural Health Service at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki, Taranaki
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Clinical Nurse Educator - South Taranaki Rural Health Service
Te Whatu Ora Taranaki , New Plymouth
0.8 FTE (64 Hours Per Fortnight), Fixed Term Position.
- Do you have a minimum 5 years post graduate nursing experience in an acute care setting?
- Do you have advanced assessment and managing the deteriorating patient skills?
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Te Whatu Ora Taranaki is a large organisation operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. To hear more about our culture view the video on our careers page.
About the Role
An exciting opportunity exists for a Nurse with acute care experience to join the South Taranaki Rural Health Service as a Clinical Nurse Educator.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years post graduate nursing experience in an acute care setting, including advanced assessment skills and managing the deteriorating patient skills. This educational leadership role is pivotal for promoting, facilitating, providing and evaluating innovative and structured clinical education and training programmes to nursing and health care assistant teams, to develop acute and rural health care expertise, enhance patient care outcomes and to ensure safe nursing care practice standards are maintained.
- Develop, maintain, facilitate and evaluate an effective induction and orientation programme for nurses and Health Care Assistants (HCAs).
- Develop curricula, maintain, facilitate and evaluate innovative and structured education & training programme for nurses developing their scope of practice from competent to expert level.
- Develop curricula, maintain, facilitate and evaluate a planned and structured education & training programme for HCAs, including meeting requirements for merit steps.
- Monitor student learning progression and provide coaching & mentoring to preceptors and students.
- Advises and mentors nurses undertaking external professional development programmes as part of their career planning such as graduate, post-graduate and studies and external courses.
- Mentors and coaches’ nurses in their planning for Professional Development & Recognition Programme (PDRP) portfolio achievement, including the use of PDRP day(s) as appropriate and HCAs to achieve merit steps.
- At least five years post graduate nursing experience in the acute care setting.
- New Zealand Registered Nurse with a current Annual Practicing Certificate.
- Up to date Nursing Portfolio at Expert level (or commitment to working towards within six months of appointment).
- Masters Degree or PG Diploma and working towards Masters completion.
- Teaching qualification or working towards completion.
- Coaching/Mentoring training or working towards.
- Current CORE Advanced Certificate Holder, or prepared to work towards within one year of appointment.
- Perceived as highly effective, progressive and knowledgeable in area of practice, according to legal, ethical, cultural safety and professional standards.
- Knowledge and understanding of Treaty of Waitangi and implications for nursing education.
- Expert level advanced assessment skills and care planning ability, clinical reasoning and judgement.
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If you are interested in the position, please "Apply Online" from this page.
For further information please contact Diana Fergusson, Director of Nursing on Email: Diana.Fergusson@tdhb.org.nz
Closing date for applications is Tuesday 7 February 2023.
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki|
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