Nurse Educator - Professional Development Unit: Nurse Educator Thames Hospital at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Thames Hospital
The details: Permanent Part-time - 32 Hours per week (0.8 FTE)
Salary details: $92,687 - $102,178
- Are you passionate about educating and upskilling nurses?
- Do you want to make a leadership contribution to influence clinical skill and professional practice 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 Nurse Educator to join us in the Professional Development Unit. Our vision is "Leading Education for Quality Care" and our mission is the advancement of nursing and midwifery practice, facilitated through workforce development and clinical education initiatives.
The purpose of this nursing leadership role is to respond to variances in clinical education needs and facilitate learning for nurses working where community rehabilitation and disability support care is delivered in our region. The role also facilitates the learning experience for students and new graduate nurses placed within Thames Hospital.
The successful candidate will work in partnership with a team of dedicated and experienced nurse educators and clinical leaders to plan, implement and evaluate responses to learning needs, as well as participate in organisation wide nursing education and development initiatives.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Professional Development Unit offers a supportive environment focused on development and growth. We are an exceptionally supportive and enthusiastic team of educators, who collaborate to deliver the Professional Development Unit’s vision of “Leading Education for Quality Care”. Through mentorship and access to professional supervision we want to be able to offer professional development opportunities to help you become the best version of you!
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
A passion for developing nurses in clinical and professional practice
At least four years post registration experience in a relevant field of nursing
A record of delivering and facilitating learning 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
A record of engagement in quality improvement activities (e.g. champion/link nurse role)
A preceptorship qualification is essential, further adult education qualifications an advantage
Evidence of successful study at postgraduate level
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Jennine.Stevenson@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 2 April 2023
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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