Registered Nurse - Mental Health and Addictions Liaison
Palmerston North Locality –Mental Health & Addictions Services
MidCentral DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the current Health Order, applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
Te Uru Rauhi, Mental Health and Addiction Services at MidCentral DHB have several exciting opportunities for experienced and enthusiastic Registered Nurses.
Based at the Palmerston North Hospital site this position is an opportunity to work within a team providing support to whanau whaiora who present to the Emergency Department and within the wards of Palmerston North Hospital. Also you will have the opportunity to provide education and support to the staff working in these areas.
Mental Health and Addiction services are moving towards a wellness and recovery-focused approach that encourages interconnectedness socially, spiritually, physically and environmentally and encompasses the aspirations to achieve ‘WAIORA' flourishing individuals, whānau, and communities. This new service model delivery approach will support the achievement of whānau whaiora. These roles will be pivotal in ensuring in the delivery of safe, efficient, and comprehensive contemporary high quality, person and whānau centred clinical services.
The successful candidate will:
- Be a Registered Nurse with a current Annual Practising Certificate who can demonstrate an understanding of delivering a person and whānau first service delivery model
- Have excellent communication skills, including willingness to develop, maintain and enhance our relationships with our community partners such as iwi, primary health care organisations and others.
- Be a Duly Authorised Officer under the MHA, or willingness to engage in this training.
- Be recognised as a proficient or expert clinician.
The successful candidate will be offered the ability to contribute to the vision of providing Te Mātāpuna o te Ora – connected care for Mental Health and Addiction Services for whānau to ensure flourishing resilient hapori/communities and have the opportunity to join an organisation that is committed and focused on contributing to equity of health outcomes. We are looking for a candidate who is excited by change, who is committed to ensuring quality culturally responsive care that will influence the way in which we lead transformational service design and delivery.
For more information or an informal visit, please contact:
Matt Carter Clinical Nurse Manager 027 282 7137 or matthew.carter@Midcentraldhb.govt.nz.
|Location:||North Island - Manawatu / Whanganui - Palmerston North|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Registered Mental Health Nurse|
|Attachments:|| RN-MH-Addiction-Liaison.pdf (PDF, 802KB)