Nurse Educator - Professional Development Unit: Cultural Support and Health Care Support Workers Portfolio at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital, Hamilton.
The details: Part-time - 0.6FTE
Are you passionate about educating and upskilling others? Do you want to make a leadership contribution to influence workforce development aimed at enhancing health outcomes for our regional population? If so, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for a registered nurse with a passion for developing others in clinical and cultural practice to join us in the Professional Development Unit and take an opportunity to work as a nurse educator.
The purpose of this senior nursing leadership role is to design and deliver education programmes and activities to develop and strengthen the Māori and Pacific nursing and midwifery workforces across Te Whatu Ora Waikato, inclusive of unregulated health care and support workers (e.g. health care assistants, mental health support workers and maternity care assistants) This role also provides in practice cultural support, mentorship and coaching to facilitate career growth and learning for Māori and Pacific nursing and midwifery workforces.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Professional Development Unit’s vision is "Leading Education for Quality Care" and our mission is the advancement of nursing and midwifery practice, facilitated through workforce development, cultural and clinical education initiatives to meet the needs of the population and improve health equity.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be consider for this role:
• demonstrated ability to guide others in application of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to improve health outcomes and equity for Māori
• demonstrated ability to guide others in application of principles of cultural safety in practice
• knowledge and understanding of Tikanga and Te Reo Māori and of Māori and/or Pacific perspectives of health and wellbeing, values and principles
• at least four years post registration experience in nursing
• a record of facilitating and assessing learning for individuals and groups in clinical practice
• expert level on PDRP, or at least proficient with demonstrated ability to transition to expert/senior
• excellent communication, network building and interpersonal skills
• an adult teaching and assessing qualification such as a preceptorship certificate or Unit Standard 4098
• evidence of successful study at postgraduate level
What we offer:
• A supportive environment focused on development and growth through mentorship and professional supervision opportunities
• An exceptionally supportive and enthusiastic team who collaborate to deliver the Professional Development Unit’s vision of “Leading Education for Quality Care”
• Access to professional development and postgraduate study opportunities
If you are a registered nurse with a career pathway in education and leadership, then we would love to hear from you!
For more information, please contract JM Burgess, Nurse Manager Clinical and Practice Development, on 0275817660 or email@example.com
Closing date: 08 December 2022
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
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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