Project Lead Emergency Department (Full-Time, Fixed-Term) Mental Health & Addictions, CM Health
Auckland, NZ, NZ
3d ago

A role like this doesn't come around very oftenFull-time position available (1.0 FTE), fixed term till 2024Do you have project management experience within a health service and looking for the next challenge?

We have an opportunity for a Project Lead with clinical experience and a strong interest in improving care delivered within our acute health services, to join our team in this newly created role.

You will manage, lead and deliver this project working with Mental Health & Addictions stakeholders, and the Emergency Department (ED) based at Middlemore Hospital.

  • Reporting to the Clinical Nurse Director of MH&A, you will be responsible for the following key deliverables;
  • Improve understanding of acute behavioural disorders and distress of tangata whaiora and whaanau presenting to ED
  • Map and identify the gaps in the current clinical and non-clinical pathways within ED for presentations of acute behavioural disturbance
  • Develop and implement the crisis service improved pathways and associated capability planning
  • Develop resources to support staff training and education, ensure resources are relevant to all ED stakeholders.
  • Seek feedback on resources and look to amend and change as appropriate. The focus of this role is to ensure a responsive, equitable, compassionate and safe experience for tangata whaiora and whaanau presenting with acute behavioural disturbance when engaging with crisis services.
  • The role will be responsible for the delivery of an integrated model of care with clear clinical and non-clinical pathways.

    This role will work closely with Mental Health & Addictions and ED teams at times when crisis support is most needed, which may include weekends or evenings. Essential :

  • 5+ years hospital / Clinical experience
  • Experience in implementing projects / change in a complex environment
  • Registered Senior Clinician with current APC with no limitations
  • Current PDRP performance development recognition portfolio Apply online today via or for more information or to have an informal chat please contact Amon Iva in the Recruitment Centre on (09) 276 3461.
  • Job Number : CMH20216266Closing Date : 22nd October 2021 At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community.

    To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities.

    We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan.

    Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind Manaakitanga, Together Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga.

    If these are your values too, then join us today.

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