Are you seeking a senior nursing education role supporting practice change in the Mental Health healthcare environment?
Then take this key nursing leadership opportunity.
Great opportunity where transforming and innovating is the norm.
In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rovers, lakes fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.
The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,100 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.
We are looking for an inspirational nurse educator with a strong nursing clinical background to promote, facilitate and provide education to nursing teams. You will be accountable for ensuring safe nursing care practice standards and the best nursing care outcomes. You will be a strong, credible clinical leader with excellent nursing specialty knowledge and impeccable practice standards.
You will work as part of the TDHB senior nursing team as well as the Mental Health leadership team. You will work closely with other Nurse Educators to deliver the education strategy agenda for nursing.
Applicants must have the following:
New Zealand Nursing Council registration and current Annual Practising Certificate
A relevant Post Graduate Qualification, Post Graduate Diploma desired.
Minimum 5 years post graduate nursing experience in an acute care setting (preferably Mental Health)
An up to date Nursing portfolio at expert level
Adult teaching qualification is desirable.
Sound understanding of the legislation that underpins nursing practice in New Zealand.
Quality Improvement knowledge.
Knowledge of the implications of Treaty of Waitangi with a commitment to bi-culturalism.
Ability to work in a complex changing environment and able to prioritise multiple competing priorities.
Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team.
To view the position description please click here.
For more information or to discuss the position please email Lyn Wardlaw, Director of Nursing, email: Lyn.Wardlaw@tdhb.org.nz