Clinical Nurse Manager – Acute Paediatric Ward

  • Permanent
  • Taranaki

Website Taranaki District health Board

1.0FTE (80 Hours per Fortnight)

Permanent Position

  • Are you looking to develop your Clinical Leadership and Operational Management Skills?
  • Do you have a passion for Paediatric nursing and want a role to support change in an adaptive healthcare environment?

We are seeking a Clinical Nurse Manager for our Acute Paediatric ward at Taranaki District Health Board (TDHB).

This is a great opportunity for nurses already working at the top of their scope. The successful candidate will be well supported with a comprehensive orientation and induction programme.

This position has strong working relationships with the Senior Nursing team, Medical staff, Service and Operational Managers and other members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure the provision of high quality care.

The successful will be someone with:

  • excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • be able to work in an interdisciplinary team and be able to navigate challenging situations.
  • advanced experience in Paediatric nursing with proven leadership experience and ability
  • experience in change and financial management is desirable, as well as a working knowledge of quality improvement.

Preferred candidates will have the following:

  • New Zealand Nursing Council registration and Annual Practising Certificate
  • A relevant post graduate Qualification, Post Graduate Diploma desired.
  • Minimum 5 years post graduate nursing experience in Paediatrics and an up to date Expert Nursing portfolio.
  • Sound understanding of the legislation that underpins nursing practice in New Zealand.
  • Quality Improvement knowledge and the ability to lead quality projects.
  • Knowledge of the implications of Treaty of Waitangi with a commitment to bi-culturalism.
  • Ability to work in a complex changing environment and able to juggle multiple competing priorities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team.

Please click here for the position description.

Please apply online from this page.

Applications close on 20 January 2019.

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To apply for this job please visit www.tdhb.org.nz.