Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker - Consult Liaison Psychiatry at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent Full time
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Consultation Liaison Psychiatry is entering a period of service development. We are looking for a registered mental health clinician (registered nurse, occupational therapist, social worker) to join our team who is adaptable to change and will participate in service development & quality initiatives. This position will offer the successful applicant the opportunity to practice mental health nursing within a biopsychosocial context across the lifespan in the Waikato Hospital setting.
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Click here to view the Social Worker position description.
(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Consultation Liaison Psychiatry is a team of specialist mental health medical, nursing staff and psychology with a high level of clinical expertise, providing a consultation liaison service to general Hospital patients and medical staff.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
The successful candidate will be an experienced mental health clinician with a good understanding of medical co-morbidities.
The candidate will have a good understanding of the Mental Health Act. Previous or current experience as a Duly Authorised Officer would be an asset.
The candidate will have well developed mental health and risk assessment skills, with the ability to plan and deliver patient care.
The candidate will have the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively within the consult liaison team, wider mental health service, Hospital service and community service.
Providing education to colleagues is part of this role, so experience with teaching and sharing knowledge, would be an asset.
Proficient verbal and written communication, including computer literacy is essential.
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.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
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 Robyn.Payne@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 25 September 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
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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