Registered Mental Health Nurse - Consult Liaison
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.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We have an opportunity for a Registered Nurse in Comprehensive Mental Health to join our Consultation Psychiatric Liaison Team at Tauranga Hospital.
This team receives referrals for both in-patient and out-patient services for people of all ages who are presenting with an acute mental health condition in combination with significant co-morbidities or who present post self-harm.
This position is challenging yet rewarding, from the complexity of illnesses and the presenting acuity plus day-to-day demands. The Consultation Liaison Team is a highly skilled team with lots of knowledge that they are willing to share with you and support you in the development of your chosen career pathway.
This is a permanent 0.7 FTE part-time position.
Mōu - About You
This nursing position will undertake acute assessment, treatment and short term follow ups for people across the age range. The successful applicant will be required to have an excellent understanding of mental health conditions across the age ranges, Mental Health Act, PPPR Act, understanding of capacity assessment work up, a range of therapeutic modalities, dementia/delirium nursing care, and experience working with drug and alcohol issues.
You will need to be flexible, adaptable and be able to demonstrate and live up to the CARE values of Te Whatu Ora. You will be working with a dynamic and experienced team who are passionate about the work that they do.
Ideally you will have a minimum of 5 years post graduate mental health experience and/or a Post graduate qualification in speciality mental health nursing as a prerequisite.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Access to ongoing in-house professional development
- Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- SWEAT, our onsite gym
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (formally 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 (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) 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.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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.
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.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Registered Mental Health Nurse|
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