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Nurse Unit Manager

Auckland District Health Board

  • Busy role supporting the day-to-day running of our hospital services
  • Opportunity to make a difference to the life of our patients and whnau
  • Career pathway for senior nurses

Are you looking for a clinical leadership position with an exciting future? This could be a fantastic opportunity for you to develop your skills and expertise!

 We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior nurse to join as Nurse Unit Manager and cover this role whilst the incumbent takes maternity leave. A secondment will be considered for the internal applicant.
The role provides clinical and nursing leadership and management to ensure the effective day-to-day operation of the services and contributes to the delivery of the organisation’s objectives and nursing strategy.
The portfolio includes:
  • Clinical Nurse Managers at Auckland City Hospital, Starship Children’s Hospital and Greenlane Clinical Centre
  • Patient Flow
  • Transition Lounge
  • Transit Care Team
  • Resource Nursing Team
  • Professional nursing leadership for the Temporary Staffing Bureau
  • Support to other areas of the directorate as required

Our successful candidate will be a senior nurse with significant leadership experience and a keen interest in supporting the day-to-day operations of the hospital. You will have a proven track record demonstrating innovative thinking, patient focused care and change management. You will be able to work with a variety of stakeholders to problem solve to support the smooth running of hospital services.
Your key accountabilities will focus on:
  • Clinical and operation competence to meet the needs of the services, the patient and family/ whnau within the nursing team
  • Effective management of the team within the your portfolio
  • Supporting the wider hospital to ensure care delivery across services
  • Leading portfolios and projects as delegated by the Nurse Director and Director

As an ideal person for this role will have:
  • A minimum of five years’ experience with demonstrated leadership, preferably Charge Nurse experience.
  • Strong leadership skills and work well as part of the multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent management and organisational ability
  • The ability to manage and lead service change
  • A positive attitude towards innovation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be dynamic and enthusiastic
  • A current annual practicing certificate 
This is a fixed term fulltime position until October 2019 (40hrs per week Monday to Sunday)
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Mori and Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy. If you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to ‘do your life’s best work’ at Auckland DHB.
For confidential discussion and further information about this role, please contact Jane Lees, Nurse Director, Patient Management Services, through or 09 307 4949 ext. 25525.
For general enquiries, please contact Aqeela Razvi, Recruitment Coordinator on +64 307 4949 Ext: 28710 or email AqeelaR@adhb.govt.nzquoting job title and reference number AUC02557
To take the next step in your nursing career, please visit our website  quoting reference number AUC02557
Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.  This position is a Children’s Worker role as defined by the Act.

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Registered NurseAuckland District Health Board
Location New Zealand
Job Reference Number AK22363
Classification Registered Nurse
Sub Classification Management RN
Job Type Temporary / Contract
Closing Date 09-02-2019

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