Nurse Educator(s) - Mental Health & Addictions (Wairau) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough, Wairau Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Designated Senior Nursing role(s) based at Wairau Hospital, Blenheim
- Permanent 0.5FTE Mental Health & Addictions
- Permanent 0.2FTE Mental Health & Addictions (Acute) Emergency Department
These positions have been combined for the purpose of advertising. However, they could be appointed to separately.
- Opportunity to have a greater impact
- Coach and develop staff
- Demonstrated commitment to nursing education
- Accessible and supportive nature with excellent interpersonal skills
- Familiar with change management principles and process
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
The Nurse Educator Mental Health & Addictions and Acute Emergency Services is a key member of the MH&A, ED, and Workforce Development teams. Your role would see you planning, delivering, and evaluating workforce development activities specific (but not limited to) the mental health service setting.
As a Nurse Educator you will coach and educate staff to their best potential resulting in improved experiences for our health consumers. You will primarily work alongside the MH&A and ED teams, in a clinical coach/mentoring capacity, leading and embedding evidence-based practice, developing education strategies, involving staff in identifying areas for development, and developing objectives and plans in order to help staff apply learnings to practice.
A large component of this role will be ensuring that clinical quality systems are in place within and across our nursing services to enhance care delivery.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You will bring with you your clinical expertise, commitment to cultural competency, and passion for assisting others to grow through learning and professional development. You will be an experienced, resilient and adaptable senior registered nurse with a current practicing certificate and extensive MH&A nursing experience. You will have excellent communication and engagement skills, and you will have demonstrated your ability to teach adults in both formal and informal setting.
You will have a current Expert portfolio (or working towards) and a Certificate in Adult Teaching Level 4, as well as Masters of Nursing level post graduate education, or working towards (essential).
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Te Whatu Ora, Health NZ (Nelson Marlborough), is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough - s largest employer. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
If you are looking for a new role, working alongside an enthusiastic and supportive team that is focused on constantly improving the level of care provided to the Marlborough community, this is the role for you.
Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit https://marlboroughnz.com/
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 546 1274. For role specific information please contact Jodi Miller, Associate Director of Nursing - Workforce Development at Jodi.Miller@nmdhb.govt.nz or phone 022 021 9032.
Apply now, it - s easy. Please compete our online application process and please indicate if you are applying for the combined 0.7FTE position, or part thereof, via your covering letter.
Applications close: 18th October (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as received, so we encourage you to apply early.
Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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