Part-time/full-time position available within the Auckland team
Flexible hours and options available
Healthcare Rehabilitation is one of the largest community health service providers in the country and we support people to enjoy greater independence and quality of life in their communities.
We are seeking a dynamic and passionate Senior Community Nurse to deliver high quality nursing services to a wide range of community and home based clients. We have a position available in the Auckland region to join and lead our existing successful team in a supportive environment. Our focus is on quality service delivery.
This is a demanding and rapidly changing environment supported by experienced Registered Health Professionals and diverse multi-disciplinary teams. Clinical and operational leadership is provided by your Regional Clinical Manager (RCM), and a structured senior nursing team led by our Director of Nursing including an active PDRP programme.
You will be a community RN, who is ready to step up into a leadership position. The Senior RN will assist the RCM to provide operational leadership and direct management to the Auckland-based nursing team.
Provide triaging of referrals - if and as required
Recruit as required with the support of delegated staff
Assist HealthCare of New Zealand Limited with streamlining processes to create efficiencies
Co-manage high risk complex clients (is or as required), provide expert clinical and rehabilitation advice to the team and Regional Clinical Manager
Provide training, oversight of orientation for new nursing staff
Ensure workloads are well managed and KPIs are being met
This role involves supporting other Registered Nurses who work independently visiting allocated clients, delivering predominantly ACC related nursing, wound care, burns, long-term injury support catheter and medication management. You will utilise your nursing knowledge, assessment skills and professional judgement to provide clinical support, case management, education and advocacy to your clients, so they can remain as independent as possible.
If successful, you will be offered a permanent position as a Registered Nurse in Healthcare NZ, and recognised as a senior leader in the nursing team.
You will have exceptional interpersonal and time management skills, plus have the ability to 'think fast on your feet'. A good sense of humour and the ability to develop a professional rapport with clients, the wider interdisciplinary team, colleagues and referrers will come naturally to you.
You will require the following essential competencies and experience:
A current New Zealand practising certificate
A full driver's licence
Ideally a minimum three years community nursing experience in New Zealand
Competent computer skills - email, computer based assessments, smartphones and tablets are used in this role
There are a variety of opportunities available (including evenings and weekends) we want to hear from you and what you have to offer our growing organisation. We value people and embrace diversity and flexibility with our employment options.
Applicants for this position must have current New Zealand residency or a valid New Zealand work visa.
For further information, application or a confidential discussion, please contact:
Manu Pelayo - Regional Clinical Manager, Auckland Northland region
Ph: 027 2699846
To read a copy of our job description and apply - visit our website by pressing the apply now button.
Applications close on Sunday, 6 October 2019.
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