Clinical Nurse Specialist, Ear Nose And Throat, Head And Neck Surgery

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Ear Nose And Throat, Head And Neck Surgery
Company:

Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)


Place:

Wellington


Area:

Nurses

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Ear Nose And Throat, Head And Neck Surgery

Details of the offer

Nau mai, haere mai ki Upoko ki te uru hauora.
Location: Wellington Regional Hospital & Kenepuru Community Hospital
Contract: Permanent, Full-time 40 hours per week Mon-Fri

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered nurse to become the next Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) for Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (ENT) also known as Otorhinolaryngology (ORL), Head and Neck Surgery. ENT provides an inpatient and outpatient service for the greater Wellington region.
The CNS is a broad spectrum specialty role which works across the organisation wherever their patients intersect with a service, to ensure continuity of care and best practise standards are applied. In addition they provide expertise and specialty advice as required throughout the organisation. This role will work across the spectrum of health care interacting with patients and health care professionals across primary, secondary and tertiary environments. The CNS will contribute to the multi-disciplinary team (MDT) with the aim of improving patient outcomes and optimising care.
The successful person must have proven leadership skills, relish change and have a good understanding of how outpatient services function. If you are interested and have the right skills please do not hesitate to apply.
Duties
Improve health outcomes in patient populations by providing clinical expertise in direct patient care and in collaboration with other health professionals
Plan, deliver, and evaluate care based on knowledge translation to enhance patient and their whanau/families care experience
Provide leadership with clinical expertise to support practice development (knowledge and skills) and care for managing patients awaiting surgery and interventional procedures
Role model good communication skills, that support clinical collaboration with nurses and other multi-disciplinary professionals across the health sector
Contribute to improved coordination of care across sectors in line with national initiatives such as timely access to surgery and treatment within clinically indicated timeframes to prevent disease progression and clinical deterioration with appropriate follow-up care.
Manage CNS led clinics to meet patient and service needs with potential to further develop these with role development

Skills & Experience
Current work visa
Current Registered Nurse APC
Significant nursing experience and knowledge within surgery including ENT/Otolaryngology or other relevant acute services
Expert PDRP or working towards submitting this
Proven ability to take initiative and work unsupervised
An enthusiasm and passion for developing speciality nursing in the ENT/Otolaryngology are of practice

About our organization
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals - Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua - as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB's and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region - greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Maori and Pacific Peoples.
CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.
How to apply
Applications close Sunday, 10 May 2020 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. For further information on this role, e********** and indicate the job title and vacancy number NM077-20 in the subject line.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed


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