Mental Health Acute Care Support (MHACS) Speciality Education Nurse at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Hutt Valley
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Hutt Valley Hospital
Service: Intensive Recovery Service
Contract: Permanent, Part-time 0.6 FTE
Salary: As per PSA- Senior Nursing Scale Grade 3 - Grade 4 pro rata
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
The Health Acute Care Mental Support (MHACS) Speciality Education Nurse roles are part of a wider team within Mental Health, Addiction & Intellectual Disability Services (MHAIDS) Intensive Recovery Sector across Hutt Valley and Wellington Hospital Emergency Departments.
The main purpose of these roles is to ensure people presenting with a mental health crisis are provided high quality, equitable, and whānau centered care. Supporting the Emergency Departments to determine the triage level and navigate treatment options and referral pathways.
This role is based within the Hutt Valley Emergency Department and you will have close connections across Wellington and Wairarapa Emergency Department clinicians, other teams within MHAIDS and external providers.
The ideal person for this role will be an expert nurse in mental health and addictions. They will be experienced in supporting and developing the clinical, cultural and professional skills to both clinical and non-clinical health workers.
The role will be ideally suited to a nurse who has an interest in the interface between physical and mental health and a particular interest in emergency care.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The role works within the Hutt Valley Emergency Department alongside the Emergency Department Team and reports to both the Emergency Department Manager and Operations Managers within the Intensive Recovery Sector MHAIDS.
Whilst the role is autonomous you will have regular support and involvement from the colleagues based within the roles in Wellington and Wairarapa Emergency departments and close links to the crisis resolution service and operations centre as well as community mental health teams and inpatient services.
What we offer to you:
- The opportunity to work in a diverse and supportive team.
- Through our values here at MHAIDs, we are proud of our teams diversity, we believe in the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce to help us achieve with best outcomes for the clients and the local communities in which we operative and serve
- A genuine commitment to flexible working arrangements
- A great orientation package
- Opportunities for ongoing training
- A great team of clinician - s to work with
Moū - About you
To be successful in this role you will have confidence mentoring other health professionals and other key staff to develop skills in mental health and addictions triage, assessment and processes.
An ability to develop, design and provide formal educational tools and training to other health professionals.
Develop and implement mental health and addictions clinically specific pathways and protocols.
Proactively and effectively manage internal and external relationships to effectively link with other services to support optimal outcomes for people and there whānau.
An ability to develop strong networks across MHAIDS, the Emergency Department and wider hospital services including allied health, Security Orderlies and Health Care Assistants, with the goal of becoming an integral part of ED.
An ability to use sound judgement, discretion and integrity.
Role model to all staff nursing practice and standards, reflecting high quality, equitable and compassion service provision.
Work effectively with other mental health teams and providers to support access to the right care that is timely and effective.
As well as confidence in both communication, technology and written skills.
Look no further, we are seeking experienced registered nurses who have:
- Post registration in Mental Health
- Registered with New Zealand Nursing Council
- Meet police vetting requirements
- Have a current practising certificate
- Full NZ driving license
- A commitment to team work with an ability to participate effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
- Able to provide a high standard of care to our clients
- A good sense of humour
If you are an overseas nurse interested in moving to NZ, the process involves:
- Contact the Nursing Council of NZ and Immigration NZ
- Ask us about how we support you and your family moving
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicity, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
To find out more about us click on the following links
Why chose to work in Wellington? What - s special about Wellington you may ask?
Wellington is renowned for its creative and cultural heart, Wellington is home to the national museum Te Papa Tongarewa, award-winning eateries, love of coffee, regional wine and craft beer, and boasts a jam-packed events calendar
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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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 Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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