Clinical Nurse Specialist: Cardiology, Long Term Conditions 0.7FTE
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Cardiology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Registered Nurse with prescribing rights or on nurse prescribing pathway
Joint partnership role between Pinnacle and Gisborne Hospital Te Whatu Ora Tairawhiti
We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced and passionate Registered Nurse to join the Tairawhiti Cardiology Service. The aim of the role is to help people with heart disease live well in the community by facilitiating optimal evidence based care in a timely manner for patients both in primary care and transitioning from secondary to primary care. Heart failure and atrial fibrillation will be priority conditions with performance indicators reflecting The role is a partnership between Pinnacle Midland Health Network and Gisborne Hospital Te Whatu Ora Tairawhiti.
You will work collaboratively with general practice and other health care providers. You will identify innovative ways of engaging priority populations and building community relationships. You will promote and role model excellence in Cardiovascular management acting as a resource and advisor for the primary and secondary care workforce.
This is a unique role and therefore suits an experienced nurse with strong knowledge of our community, with prescribing experience and or working towards designated prescribing. The role will include, home visits, outpatient clinics and General Practice, and leadership in the cardiovascular specialty to Primary Care. Supervision and professional leadership will be provided by Cardiology Nurse Practitioners, Cardiologists and the Pinnacle Extended Care team.
The remuneration range for this role is $107,660 - $118,955 and is covered by the collective agreement: NZNO-HNZ Collective Agreement 2023-2024
Position Description | CNS Cardiology
Moū - About you
The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring patient safety, advocacy and quality of care.
· Provide direct patient care, including assessments, treatments, and education.
· Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to develop and implement patient care plans.
· Document patient care in a timely and accurate manner.
· Participate in quality improvement initiatives.
· Maintain professional development and competence.
· Registered Nurse with prescribing experience or working towards designated prescribing.
· Strong clinical skills and knowledge.
· Excellent understanding of health inequity and able to identify and overcome barriers that help people achieve their health outcomes
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
· Strong community networks and knowledge of the needs within our community.
· Ability to work independently and as part of a wider interdisciplinary team.
· Competitive salary.
· Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
· Collaborative and supportive work environment.
· Commitment to patient safety and quality of care.
If you are a Registered Nurse with a passion for providing quality care, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. Our lifestyle is about time.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti works to increase collaboration, strengthen leadership and accountability, and improve equity of access and outcomes across the health service. We’re shifting the emphasis towards primary and community care allowing more people to be cared for close to home, and take a greater role in their own health and wellbeing.
Our values form the acronym WAKA. They reflect our voyaging heritage, guiding us on our journey to create a healthier Tairāwhiti by working together.
Whakarangatira/enrich - Enriching the health of our community by doing our very best.
Awhi/support - Supporting our tūroro/patients their whānau/families, our community partners and each other.
Kotahitanga/togetherness - Together we can achieve more.
Aroha/compassion - Empathy, we care for people and people want to be cared for by us.
Come join our WAKA!
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To complete and application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Immigration NZ has introduced an Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. Successful candidates offered a position with us who require a work visa, will provide support with their Visa application. This booklet provides information on settling in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa.
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