Speciality Clinical Nurse - Patient At Risk at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Wellington Regional Hospital and Kenepuru Community Hospital
Service: Patient At Risk Service, Intensive Care Service
Contract: Permanent - Part-Time ( negotiable FTE)
Salary: $95,576 - $106, 016 - Grade 1 - Senior Nurse and Midwife Salary Scales
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are seeking Registered Nurses with significant acute care experience to become part of our expanding Patient at Risk Service. The SCN role will ensure timely and effective response to deteriorating patients. This team supports ward based clinical staff to manage these patients.
You will be responding to medical emergencies, acute referrals and post ICU to ward discharges in adult, paediatric and maternity inpatient services. The service will provide 24/7 cover, with the expectation that you will cover a variety of shifts.
This role will provide an opportunity to challenge and extend your critical care skills, support and educate others and contribute to the development and growth of the service. It is a part time position and FTE will be negotiated, ranging from 0.2-0.4fte
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
Wellington Regional Hospital is the tertiary referral centre for the lower North Island and upper South Island of New Zealand. This gives the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) a catchment population of approximately 1,100,000 and a geographic radius of 300km. The ICU has responsibility for delivery of care outside of ICU through our Patient at Risk Service, and Trauma team. An established Research department supports quality practice for this service.
The PAR team covers all adult and paediatric wards, it is a nurse - led team which applies critical care skills to the management of deteriorating and acutely unwell ward patients. We support patients, their families, and healthcare professionals by: responding to clinical emergencies and acute referrals; monitoring patients recently discharged from ICU; and, providing education and advice in the management of acutely unwell ward patients.
The PAR service uses a multi-disciplinary approach to identify patients at risk of or developing critical illness in the general ward environment. The emphasis is on support and education to ward staff to help them recognise clinical deterioration and rapidly initiate an appropriate escalation of care.
Moū - About you
We are seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated individuals who have a passion for providing care to the deteriorating patient. If you have excellent communication skills, the ability to prioritize competing demands and a willingness to share your skills and knowledge we encourage you to apply.
Skills & Experience
- Have experience of urgent care, emergency medicine and or primary care practice
- Post graduate study is desirable
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with all levels of staff
- Excellent time management
- A strong patient care focus and able to deliver high quality of care for patients and whānau
- A passion for ongoing learning and development and the ability to share, support and develop others.
- Providing education in an informal and formal setting.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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