Nurse Practitioner (Full-Time), Mental Health & Addiction Services, Te Whatu Ora
at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Counties Manukau, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
1.0 FTE – Monday to Friday
This senior clinical position offers a great opportunity to enhance existing capability or develop and grow your skill and knowledge of quality improvement methods within clinical services. We work with one of New Zealand’s most culturally diverse populations taking a person and whaanau centred approach. We strive to improve mental health services to meet the needs of our communities and reduce inequity and disparity.
The Nurse Practitioner will be expected to deliver, independently, accessible and high quality effective health care that is fully coordinated and integrated with other health services within the primary and secondary sector. The primary goal for the Nurse Practitioner will be to assist in improving client health and reducing health inequalities and clinical risk for service users with identified high risk and complex health needs by:
·Providing consultancy, clinical leadership and skilled advanced nursing practice in line with the NP competencies to assess, diagnose and treat service users and their whaanau families that access Mental Health and Addiction (MH&A) services.
·Demonstrating advanced nursing leadership and mentorship to RN colleagues, multidisciplinary teams, community health workers, and NGO colleagues.
NZ Registered Mental Health Clinician (Registered Mental Health Nurse -Proficient Portfolio working towards Expert Portfolio), Senior Allied Clinician.
Clinically focused Masters’ degree in Nursing
Current Annual Practicing Certificate with Mental Health scope of practice where appropriate
A minimum of five years recent clinical experience at Expert level on the Senior Clinical Career Pathwayteam
Full and Current NZ Driver’s Licence
Experience in leadership roles within multi-disciplinary team
For more information please contact Amon Iva in the Recruitment Centre on 09 277 3461.
Applications Close: 13th June 2023
Job Number: CMH202311047
This position requires any worker to be vaccinated for vaccine preventable diseases including Covid-19
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.