Pou Mātanga - Manaaki Mana Clinical Nurse Specialist at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Taranaki, Taranaki
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora Taranaki
Taranaki Whanui He Rohe Oranga - Taranaki Together, A Healthy Community
Te Kaupapa – Mission
Improving, promoting, protecting and caring for the health and wellbeing of the people of Taranaki.
We are looking for people that share our vision by providing the best care for our people and our community. We have a responsibility to see the whole picture, the whole community, in terms of health and to support everyone working in Taranaki to do the best job they can in a world of constant change.
Taranaki - A place like no other
Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day. For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture. Click here to read more information about Taranaki.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
At Te Whatu Ora Taranaki we are committed to recognising the value our people bring to our organisation within a supportive team of healthcare professionals that provide comprehensive care to our patients.
We believe having workforce that is diverse and inclusive, we are a pro-equity Health Organisation and this means that we will be better positioned to understand and serve our community.
When you choose to work with us, we will offer you:
- A comprehensive orientation and induction to our organisation and your department
- Access to clinical training and education
- Up to date facilities, Have a look at
- Project Maunga - our New Facilities currently under construction check this out on our website www.tdhb.org/maunga.shtml
- Opportunities to participate on local project and regional collaboration teams
- Professional development
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
At Te Whatu Ora Taranaki we serve a population of approximately 124,380 people, of which 19.8% identify as Māori, residing within the geographical area that is described as ‘Paraninihi ki Waitōtara, Waitōtara ki Taipakē’; spanning from the white cliffs of Pukearuhe to the Waitōtara River in Ngā Rauru and from the Waitōtara river to Taipakē which is the most southern point of the Ngā Rauru iwi.
Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Manager of the Emergency Department in conjunction with the Poutoko Hauora – Māori and Equity Services Manager, this role will provide expert clinical leadership with the view to facilitating a coordinated and collaborative equity focus across Te Whatu Ora Taranaki provider arm Emergency Services.
This role will be responsible for:
- Tangata Whaiora/Patient Care within the Emergency Department.
- Lifting performance and accelerating the flourishing of Māori staff and patients.
- Ensuring continuous quality, safety, and practice improvements.
- Constantly honouring te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- Ongoing professional development and education for staff.
- Being actively involved in Māori workforce development.
These responsibilities will progress achievement towards reducing inequity and improving health for Māori.
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Moū - About you
Ideally the candidate will:
- Have a tertiary level qualification in Nursing or a related clinical field
- Have at least five years clinical practice in an Emergency clinical setting.
- Participate confidently in te ao Māori and has a working knowledge of te reo Māori and tikanga Māori
- Be able to build networks and relationships throughout the Taranaki DHB, primary care services, and across sectors.
- Understand the dimensions of Māori health and health practices and can apply kaupapa Māori models of health in practice.
Come join us and be part of leading a radical shift in the way we do things to contribute to creating a future where our mokopuna, rangatahi, pāhake and whānau are flourishing in Taranaki.
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If you would like further information about this position, please contact Jonele Woodhead on 06 753 7777 ext. 8371 via email Jonele.Woodhead@tdhb.org.nz
Applications Close: Tuesday 25 March 2023
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 Taranaki|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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