Duty Nurse Managers - Acute Assessment Unit | Ashburton Hospital - Casual at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Ashburton
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Casual positions available
- Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
- Senior Registered Nurses with a passion to join our Senior Nursing Team as a Duty Nurse Manager
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Acute Assessment Unit (AAU) is part of Ashburton hospitals Acute and Inpatient cluster.
The AAU see a diverse range of presentations, ranging from Triage 1 for immediate resuscitation through to Triage 5 who require less urgent care. Experience in emergency/acute care work, phlebotomy and being cannulation certified is advantageous.
Ward 1 is a 21-bed acute medical ward based at Ashburton Hospital. In this fast-paced environment, our team care for a wide variety of patients including high dependency, medical and palliative care patients. Ward 2 is Assessment, Treatment and rehab along with Non-weight bearing patients, consisting of 18 beds.
We are seeking experienced senior Registered Nurses with a passion to join our Senior Nursing Team as a Duty Nurse Manager.
In this role you will work autonomously and be responsible for the co-ordination and management of patient flow processes for Ashburton Hospital: weekdays, after hours, weekends and Public Holidays. You will demonstrate a wide-ranging career expertise and a pragmatic, organised approach with an obvious passion to multitask and make sound decisions on the go. These skills will be key to your success in this interesting, challenging and varied role. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation for excellent service delivery.
Post graduate experience in leadership and management and/or experience in nursing leadership is a definite advantage but all applicants will be considered based on the applicants' career experience, and desire for a senior leadership position.
Ko wai koe | About You
This role is at times is both challenging and demanding, plus at the same time is rewarding and never dull! Therefore, we are looking for someone who is collaborative by working alongside and in partnership with the senior nursing team, wider nursing colleagues and external DHB's/providers to provide an optimum service delivery for all users.
You will have:
- Broad 'acute' clinical experience and excellent collaborative skills that will enable you to communicate effectively across all disciplines and occupational groups.
- Extensive nursing experience either clinically or in a relevant senior nursing role.
- Expert clinical nursing knowledge with demonstrated leadership ability and sound people management skills.
- A solution focused approach to your work with the ability to problem solve and think on your feet.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- Acute medical or surgical experience is essential
- A NZ Registered Nurse with current Annual Practising Certificate
Mō mātou ' About us
From July this year the Canterbury DHB transitioned across to Te Whatu Ora - Health NZ. This is a great opportunity to make a difference at a time of significant change in the healthcare sector.
Waitaha Canterbury is considered a world leader in its people centred approach to health care. We have a unique one health system approach focused on providing "the right care and support, to the right person, at the right time and in the right place." We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region.
We are proud of how we do things. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.
We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people ' become part of our team.
Ngā hua ' Benefits
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
Tono ināianei ' Apply Now
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.
Enquiries: Natalie Gaunt ' Recruitment Specialist ' Natalie.Gaunt@cdhb.health.nz
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will meet many people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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