Charge Nurse Manager
Otago, Otago, NZ
6d ago

Cardiology and RenalDunedin Hospital

  • Full-time 1.0 FTE permanent position
  • Opportunity to take the next step in your career
  • Lead a busy team of dedicated professionalsWe have an opportunity for an exceptional senior nurse looking to take the next step in their nursing career to lead our team as Charge Nurse Manager in Cardiology and Renal (7B CCU / Ward 7C / Cath Lab) on a full-time, permanent basis.
  • About the roleThe senior nursing leadership team on the seventh floor is undergoing exciting change. Our vision is to be a centre of clinical care and customer service excellence.

    We are excited about the future and doing things differently on to support the patient journey and shift to new model of care more closely aligned with the vision for the New Dunedin Hospital.

    Reporting to the Nurse Manager - Specialty Medicine, and supported by the Director of Nursing, a key focus of your role will be ensuring that contemporary Models of Care are implemented and evaluated in response to the ever-changing needs of the community, health system and focus of the Southern DHB's 'right care, right time, in the right place'.

    You will have a team of ACNM's seven days a week (1.4 FTE) on 7B and 7C, plus a dedicated ACNM 0.4 FTE for Cath Lab to support you.

    Key accountabilities of this role include, but are not limited to the following :

  • Clinical Leadership of the department : fostering a culture that strives for excellence in clinical service provision within allocated resources
  • Quality and Risk Management of the department
  • Service Planning and Delivery : leading and managing the department to provide efficient and effective services, and participating in and leading department service planning
  • Staff Management and Recruitment : Developing a cohesive and productive team, and ensuring best practice HR standards are metAbout youYou must bring a clear focused vision;
  • strive for contemporary practice, be calm under pressure, be an excellent communicator and be 'firm, but fair' with the ability to inspire staff and be their advocate when needed.

    Here at Southern DHB we seek leaders who embody our core values, believe strongly in the value of education and research, and are able to build solid networks, both within the DHB and externally.

    Your clinical credibility in nursing will be complemented by your advanced communication skills; you'll be a natural at building successful working relationships, and have proven experience in conflict resolution and mediation.

    Naturally a glass half full person, you will be an adept problem solver, with the flexibility to make sound clinical and leadership decisions on your feet.

    The successful candidate will have a current NZ APC, relevant post-graduate nursing experience ideally in Critical Care and be looking to develop advanced nursing and leadership skills.

    About Southern DHBSouthern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first-class primary through to tertiary education, and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing, theatre, live music or art - there's literally something for everyone.

    Why don't you check out https : / / / for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

    Closing date : Tuesday, 26 October 2021.Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change.

    Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here : Pulse >

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    SuccessFactorsFor further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor Email : karen.cope southerndhb.govt.

    nzPre-employment checksIn the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following :

  • Occupational health assessment
  • Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous public service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
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