Clinical Team Coordinator
Permanent Senior Nurse position to provide out of hours specialist nursing care and support for staff in the care of deteriorating patients
- Part-time 0.6 vacancy (24 hours per week)
- Permanent or Secondment position considered - Safer Staffing appointment
Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Here at Southern DHB, we are firmly committed to providing our patients with the highest level of care. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Due to the signing of the national safe staffing accord, the Clinical Nurse Coordination team situated at Dunedin Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced nurse to join the team on a permanent or secondment basis. This role is for our ‘out of hours’ shifts.
Clinical Team Co-ordinator (CTC) Description
The role of the CTC nurse is a new and exciting opportunity at SDHB for senior Registered Nurses who have the following qualities:
- Positive ‘can do’ attitude
- Excellent at communication
- Ability to support ward staff to recognise and manage their deteriorating patients
- Use expert clinical judgement along with mandatory escalation pathway
- Critical care background
Although working autonomously on a shift by shift basis, you will be part of a team that strives to empower, support and guide ward nurses to manage their acutely unwell and deteriorating patients.
CTC nurses will play a pivotal part in rolling out the new national adult observation charts. These incorporate an Early Warning System (EWS) with mandatory escalation pathways. CTC nurses will provide clinical support by assisting the ward nursing staff initiate and implement appropriate escalation of care. The CTC will also attend 777 medical emergencies.
If you have further questions or would like to discuss in person, please don’t hesitate to call: Bex Browne on 0272953360 firstname.lastname@example.org or Sarah Tweedale on 0274873784 email@example.com
Closing Date: Tuesday, 24 September 2019
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For further information regarding the application process please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate, Phone (03) 470 9605 or Email:Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org