Clinical Nurse Specialist - Sepsis - Infection prevention & Control
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, New Zealand
5d ago

Infection Prevention & Control, Waikato HospitalPermanent 72 hours per fortnight

The Infection Prevention & ControlTeam has a new position and opportunity for a lively, motivated person to joinour busy team as a Clinical Nurse Specialist Sepsis.

To be successful, this person will need tobe an experience 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.
  • This role will be a key driver inmaintaining oversight of Sepsis Ready Programme, monitoring progress andoutcomes, ongoing education to staff, support patients and families both asinpatients and following discharge, and supporting equity in our vulnerablepopulation.

    If this sounds like you we would bevery interested to hearing from you.

    The Waikato District HealthBoard (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.

    We plan, fund and providehealth and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. Werun five hospitals across the district a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, asecondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti,Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

    Waikato Hospital inHamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres.

    Clinical specialities includeWomen’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncologyand Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction.

    WaikatoHospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialtiesincluding trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

    We are a values based andinclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomesfor our total population.

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

    Please apply directly online, and click to review the positiondescription. Applications are not able to be accepted via email.

    For additional information on this position please contactCharge Nurse Manager, Infection Prevention & Control, Vicki Parry 021 451205.

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