Charge Nurse Manager - Wellington Regional Hospital Eye Department
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Service: Ophthalmology Outpatient Department
Contract: Permanent Full Time
Salary: As Per MECA
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
The Charge Nurse Manager (CNM) position is responsible for the effective management of the Ophthalmology outpatient department. The CNM will do this through managing and leading the people, systems, processes and resources that facilitate clinically safe, efficient and effective service delivery across Ophthalmology department. Duties include the Clinic schedules, Nursing rosters, managing the patient-flow and assessing and managing any risk factors. The CNM also manages the assets and the number of consumables in the entire ophthalmology service. The CNM has a cooperative role with the CNMs of 7 North Ward, Peri-Operative services, ED, Kenepuru OPD, and operating theatres both in Wellington and Kenepuru.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The Ophthalmology Department provides a secondary and tertiary ophthalmic service for the Wellington region, including Kapiti, Kenepuru and Hutt Valley. Tertiary services are also provided for the lower North Island and upper South Island. The main outpatient department and inpatient beds are based at Wellington Regional Hospital with some services provided at Kenepuru Hospital.
Outpatient clinics provide comprehensive ophthalmic assessment on a referral basis from medical practitioners, public health vision screening technicians and optometrists. A 24-hour acute service is provided at Wellington Regional Hospital. Most ocular surgery is now carried out on a day case basis.
Moū - About you
A. Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
- Understands the significance and obligations of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and supports leadership of these within the service
- Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of NZ Health System including equity issues, professional leadership and emerging issues for the nursing profession
- Proven Leadership and management capability
- Minimum 4 years nursing experience
- Experience in leading quality improvement and change initiatives
- Experience in developing, implementing and monitoring policies, audits, protocols and guidelines
- Proficiency in computer skills
B. Essential Professional Qualifications / Accreditation / Registrations:
- Registered Nurse with current APC and scope appropriate to place of work
- Postgraduate Diploma desired, expected to work towards Master - s Degree
- Attainment and maintenance of senior PDRP
- Add as relevant to service e.g. full drivers licence
- Ophthalmology background is preferred, but not essential
C. Someone well-suited to the role will place a high value on the following:
- Commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi
- Living the Te Whatu Ora values
- Respect and collaboration in practice
- Delivering an exemplary standard of care
- Commitment to ongoing learning and development
- Practice informed by research evidence
- Innovation and critical thinking
- Commitment to sustainable practice
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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