Community Mental Health Nurse - Medrun Coordinator at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Whangarei Acute Spectrum Specialist Services (W.A.S.S.S.)
Mental Health and Addictions Services (1.0 FTE, permanent)
Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau, we're driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.
Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
About the Role
Whangarei Acute Spectrum Specialist Services is a group of community based teams that provide acute specialist assessment and treatment for new and existing clients within the Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau Mental Health and Addictions service. The Medrun provides a 7 day a week, 52 weeks a year observed medication adherence within the client's home environment.
In this role you will coordinate the effective and efficient management of the Medrun system and referral database and waitlist whilst also managing a caseload. This is a full time role (40 hours per week) based in Whangarei. We are a Kaupapa Māori service committed to delivering an excellent clinical and cultural service that reflects the needs of our tāngata whaiora and their whānau.
You will work alongside other Kai Mahi Māori within a supportive team environment of health professionals that is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of all. We are a close whānau that works collaboratively together and genuinely care about each other. Our sense of belonging is enhanced with a lot of laughter and humour.
You will have:
- Comprehensive Nurse Registration and a current practicing certificate
- Two years' experience in acute and/or kaupapa led community mental health nursing practice working with tāngata whaiora and their whānau living with the effects of mental illness in our community
- Proven ability to communicate well with tāngata whaiora, their whānau and colleagues, and engage Māori in making choices that enhance their wellbeing
- A commitment to improving health outcomes, cultural safety and quality of care for Māori
- A current drivers licence
- Demonstrated commitment to continuing personal and professional development
Relocation assistance may be available.
If you are ready for your next challenge – apply today!
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: NS23-147
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||NS23-147 - JD v1 - Community Mental Health Nurse - Medrun Coordinator - Whangarei Acute Spectrum Specialist Services Team - WASSS.pdf (PDF, 631KB)
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