Clinical Nurse Specialist - ECT at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre, Waikato Hospital
The details: This role could potentially be a shared role making up 1.0 FTE
- We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join Te Whatu Ora - Waikato as a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) for the Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT) department.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
This role includes the effective coordination of the ECT services for tangata whaiora who require ECT treatment. The CNS will ensure provision of high quality nursing assessment, planning, preparation, treatment and evaluation using best practice principles. The CNS is responsible for maintaining current professional knowledge and competencies and contributing to the advancement of the practice of nursing at the local and national level.
The CNS will develop a collaborative partnership with tangata whaiora, whanau, Kaitakawaenga, the multidisciplinary team and other key stakeholders related to the delivery of ECT services. The CNS will promote and support the implementation of evidence - based practice, research best practice and development of clinical practices in the ECT service. Nau mai haere mai - Come join the team!
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Mental Health and Addictions Services at Te Whatu Ora - Waikato delivers a full range of specialty services across the district. We are committed to making a difference with tāngata whai ora and their whānau through working in partnership to create kotahitanga. We believe in delivering services with a strong recovery focus and a sensitivity to cultural aspects of mental health through applying the Treaty of Waitangi principles into practice.
Ko o tatou painga | Our Benefits
An opportunity to work within a supportive multidisciplinary team with a recovery focus
A supportive and comprehensive orientation
Access to supervision
A strong supportive and collegial work environment
A range of training and educational opportunities
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
You will have post-graduate qualifications in mental health nursing and at least 4 years’ experience working with people with serious mental illness and their families.
You will have demonstrated clinical skills that encompass all stages of ECT treatment including assessment , preparation, ECT procedures in theatre, recovery and follow up.
You will have demonstrated ability to coordinate and organise a small clinical service, including scheduling, monitoring and evaluating clinical procedures and service delivery.
You will have demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision maintaining involvement within the wider multidisciplinary team.
You will have demonstrated commitment to clinical practice development, quality improvement and research.
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 Cailtin.Oldman@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 31 March 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
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|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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