Clinical Nurse Specialist - Infection Prevention and Control
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, Waikato
4d ago

Job Description

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist - Infection Prevention and Control (WAI19935)Clinical Nurse Specialist - Infection Prevention and Control : WAI19935
  • Where you’ll be working : Infection Prevention and Control Team

    The details : Permanent full-time, 80 hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE), rostered

    The Infection Prevention & Control Team has a position and opportunity for a lively, motivated person to join our busy team as a Clinical Nurse Specialist within the IPC team who will be covering the MIF.

    We are offering a 1.0 FTE permanent full-time position.

    To be successful, this person will need to be an experienced clinical nurse who is able to demonstrate :

  • Expertise in clinical practice and case management.
  • Ability to enhance patient safety and quality of patient care.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Ability to lead and undertake clinical audit.
  • Ability to teach adults, patients and family members.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team
  • Application of critical analysis and problem solving skills
  • Utilisation of computer applications and databases.
  • If this sounds like you, we would be very interested to hearing from you.

    COVID-19 :

    The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy.

    The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

    Why us :

    The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000.

    We run five hospitals across the district a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

    Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres.

    Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction.

    Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

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