Clinical Charge Nurse,Paediatric Cardiac and Congenital Service -Starship Child Health ( Fixed-Term, Part-Time) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Senior Nursing Leadership Opportunity ,Fixed-Term, Part-time
- Lead and drive service outcomes, innovation, continuous improvement and quality
- Foster the provision of positive outcomes and experiences for tamariki and their whanau.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
We are Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre, providing family centred care to neonates, children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Starship is a part of Te Toka Tumai | Auckland City Hospital and is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in New Zealand serving a population of approximately 1 million children.
We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values whānau as an important member of the care team.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Service at Starship Children's Health are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Clinical Charge Nurse to join our ward.
Based in central Auckland, our Paediatric Cardiac and Congenital Service is the only provider of cardiology and cardiac surgical services for infants and children with congenital and acquired heart disease across New Zealand. We also provide for individuals with congenital heart diseases who are now adults.
Hone your staff management and leadership skills with this great team. Bring your expertise, your knowledge and your skills to make a difference around the way we approach our mahi to better meet patients, whānau and stakeholder needs. You need to be a master in relationship building, and liaising with a multi-disciplinary group.
We are seeking an innovative and experienced paediatric nurse to join and lead our nursing team. You will need to work autonomously and as part supportive senior nursing team committed to effective/evidenced based nursing practice. Excellent supervisory, communication and problem-solving skills are essential in order to relate to and work with staff and patients at all levels.
Preferably you will be working towards or have completed a post-graduate diploma.
In your role as the Clinical Charge Nurse, you will be providing clinical and professional nursing leadership, team work promotion, coaching of staff and monitoring standards of practice. Your proven experiences as a highly proficient clinician in nursing practice including skills, knowledge and ability to provide direction for and evaluate nursing care are keys to success in your role.
Ideally, you will have a well-grounded clinical practice background, with a strong commitment to leading professional development, quality care, Whanau/family centred nursing and the ability to work within a multicultural environment.
For all aspects of this role and experience/knowledge required please see the position description.
To know more about the role or to have a confidential chat before applying , please contact Lianne McCarthy, Acting Nurse Unit Manager –PCCS, Starship Child Health on + 6421 540 795.
To be considered for this role you must have:
- Advanced clinical practice knowledge – at least 3 years of paediatric experience in a tertiary hospital.
- A commitment to bi-culturalism in relation to the Treaty of Waitangi
- Commitment to providing excellent care
- Strong accountability for resource and budget management
- Current NZ Nursing Registration with a current Annual Practicing Certificate
What we can offer you:
- A unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting
- An opportunity to grow both as a person and as a professional
- Continuing Professional Development entitlement
- Financial recognition of senior nursing levels as per nationally-agreed multi-employer collective agreements
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role and attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.
If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anél Foord, Recruitment Consultant at AnelFoord@adhb.govt.nz quoting ADHB16718 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Applications close on the 6th February 2023.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Part time|
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