Clinical Nurse Coordinator, Stroke
Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)
Wellington, New Zealand
1d ago
source : Findojobs

Nau mai, haere mai ki Upoko ki te uru hauora. Location : Wellington Regional Hospital Contract : Permanent, part time (28 hours per week) The Clinical Nurse Coordinator works in partnership with clinical staff and management of the Neurology Service and in particular the Stroke Service.

They are responsible for supporting the implementation, co-ordination and care of patients who require tele-stroke and reperfusion therapies in the Central Region.

The Clinical Nurse Co-ordinator will work closely with the Stroke Lead and Stroke CNS and receive professional guidance and support on nursing matters from the Neurosurgery CNM.

Communication and liaison with staff is essential in this role to ensure patents receive optimal education, assessment and interventions.

This role must ensure the coordination of the daily operational requirements and requires a strong knowledge of standards, processes and polices.

DUTIES Managing post stroke follow up to ensure patients successful transition back into the community. Completing mandatory quality assurance activity for Ministry of Health reporting, specifically around monitoring reperfusion interventions, time frames, and complications of stroke.

Actively engaging with regional stroke teams to resolve technical problems, participate document regular case review sessions for quality assurance.

Assist with local and regional clot retrieval patients during hours of work Co-ordinating patient flow from regional centres and across the various departments within CCDHB (ED, CT, angio, PACU, 7S + / - ICU).

Recording quality metrics and assisting with regular audit and reporting. Providing education to the inpatient ward nurses on and other nurses involved with reperfusion therapies Assist with managing hyper-acute and acute stroke patients.

Being and effective member of the stroke team Contribute to clinical audit and research SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Minimum 4 years general nursing which includes 2 years' experience in neuroscience Proficient IT user experienced in MS office (Excel, PowerPoint, MS Word) Has specialist knowledge of research specific guidelines e.

g : Good Clinical Practice, Research Governance etc. ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION 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 on Sunday, 26 January 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 NM004-20 in the subject line. Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai By joining together we will succeed

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