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Associate Charge Nurse Manager - Adult Inpatient Ward 36

Where you’ll be working: Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre, Waikato Hospital – Adult Inpatient Ward 36

The details: Permanent – 80 hours per fortnight

We have an exciting opportunity for a mental health nurse wishing to advance their career into leadership roles within Mental Health and Addictions Service.

About the role:

The ACNM will work in close collaboration with the charge nurse manager (CNM) to manage and provide leadership support. You will provide continued clinical coordination and expertise to enable an effective practice environment. You will have delegated ongoing responsibilities from the CNM and provide direct care as required and clinical leadership for staff with coaching and supervision.

This is an excellent opportunity for those who like a challenge, have a desire to lead others and make significant changes within an ever changing environment.

These positions will be Monday to Friday; however you may be required to provide support/cover on differing shifts between the hours of 0700-2200hrs.

If you like to sit back and let the world pass you by, this is definitely not the job for you!

However if you believe you have the right skills, energy, enthusiasm and professional qualities to lead and develop a new and exciting role, then we would love to hear from you!

Please click here to view the position description.

Required skills & experience:

  • Work under pressure
  • Clinically coordinate, demonstrate and enable an effective practice environment
  • Provide clinical leadership for staff and assist with coaching and supervision
  • Participate in quality improvement activity
  • Provide clinical leadership within the sphere of acute inpatient nursing practice
  • Demonstrate the ability to work within and lead a multi-disciplinary team
  • Show effective communication with multiple stake holders and excellent documentation skills
  • Have completed post graduate papers in mental health
  • Achieved or working towards completion of PDRP at proficient moving towards expert level

Why us:

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.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not accepted via email.

For any specific queries about the role, please contact Ros McCullough – Charge Nurse Manager on 027 809 3966.

Application closing date: 26 May 2021


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