Clinical Lead, Nursing

  • Kelburn
  • Permanent
  • Thu Feb 13 22:51:26 2020
  • 2000064

  • Clinical Lead - Nursing, permanent and full-time opportunity based at the Kelburn campus.
  • Do you have clinical management experience?
  • Have you delivered holistic healthcare?

Student Health is seeking a full-time, experienced (10 years minimum) practice nurse to lead our nursing team. This is a management/clinical leadership role, working within a large clinical team and smaller leadership team, to effectively deliver quality student-focused holistic health care in a busy, challenging but rewarding university environment.

You will have a broad range of primary care nursing experience but with special knowledge of student health needs, proven ability to lead and experience with change management along with a passion for influencing, forward-thinking and negotiating to achieve the best possible health care outcomes for our students. The clinic has both booked and walk-in patients and experience coupled with a sense of calmness in managing the associated fluctuating university and seasonal workload volume would be beneficial.

You will develop and encourage the nursing team to work to the top of their practicing scope. This will include developing appropriate standing orders, supporting nurse-led clinics and encouraging nurses to undertake the prescribing practicum within the Healthcare Home context.

Your strengths will include adaptability, flexibility, resilience, a focus on clinical excellence and ability to deliver innovative solutions along with good management, administrative and computer skills (PMS, My Practice), be familiar with Cornerstone accreditation requirements along with a sense of humour.

You will also have a sound background in budget management within primary care and PHO performance indicator targets along will excellent interpersonal/ relationship building skills including excellent verbal and written communication.

We encourage on-going professional development and will provide a thorough well supported orientation to both Student Health and the University.

Role description

Applications close: 1st March 2020

This role requires safety checking via the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014.

For further information on this vacancy please contact Kevin Rowlatt: but applications must follow the steps below.

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s globally ranked capital city university, focused on engaging with Wellington, New Zealand, and the Asia-Pacific region and connecting with the world. The University values the expertise of its professional staff in supporting and enabling teaching, research and engagement activities.

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