Nurse Coordinator - Student Placements
Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)
Bay of Plenty
4d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

Mō Tātou About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more.

Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.

We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.

The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

You will be responsible for coordination and oversight of student / tauira clinical placements, liaison and support, arranged between tertiary education providers and BOPDHB.

This includes placements for undergraduate student Nurses, and internationally qualified registered nurses (IQN) completing a competency assessment programme.

On a day-to-day basis you will be the first point of contact for all queries about student / tauira placements and your co-ordination skills range from facilitating placements according to the provider's clinical calendars, to finding and developing new clinical placement opportunities.

Importantly, you are the face and representative of student / tauira placement experiences and play an important role in the students / Tauira forming a great impression about BOPDHB.

The job is varied and would suit a candidate that is detail oriented and up for a challenge. The work you do will have a positive impact on the daily experiences of students and staff across the District Health Board and the community.

He korero mōu - About You

We are seeking someone with well-developed communication and relationship management skills for this role. You are a registered nurse with broad experience and recognise the importance of students / tauira in the workplace.

You have developed your practice through post graduate study and are committed to aligning yourself to the role success profile.

You will be culturally safe and bring confidence in working relationships with Māori and ideally have knowledge and confidence in te Reo me Ngā Tikanga Māori.

You will need to be a highly organised, show initiative regarding service improvement, and be computer confident.

Ko o tatou painga Our Benefits

  • In-House career development
  • Flexible working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of the Practice Development Team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)
  • Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi Our Values

    At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

    Our manaakitanga CARE values ( C ompassion, A ll-one-team, R esponsive and E xcellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say.

    Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

    You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click APPLY NOW

    For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, Rosalind Jackson, Associate Director of Nursing (07 579 8000, ext 8987 / 021 473 418).

    The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

    It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

    Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.

    Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

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