Ko wai mātou | About us
Braemar Hospital is a prestigious private surgical hospital in Hamilton, New Zealand, dedicated to supporting nearly 200 credentialed specialists, including surgeons from many parts of the world, working at the highest level in their fields.
Excellence is at our core, and with highly sophisticated technology and facilities and our highly skilled team working across nine operating theatres and two endoscopy suites, we support a full range of surgical specialties and medical procedures.
We are known for our innovation and the five-star experience we provide to our patients, specialists, and visitors every day, and we recognise and value our people for the outstanding commitment and contribution they make to deliver this experience.
Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
Reporting to the Nurse Advisor: Clinical Education & PDRP, the CNS: Medicine Management, Vascular Access & IV Therapy role, is a part of our senior nursing team.
We’re looking for someone on a 0.8 FTE basis (64 hours per fortnight). The role is offered under the terms of an individual employment agreement.
Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:
- Developing and coordinating medicine management, vascular access and infusion therapy services and competencies across the organisation.
- Providing expert advice and education to nursing staff and other health care professionals as well as patients and their family / whānau within scope of specialty practice.
- Ensuring Medicine Management related programmes are based on and developed in conjunction with relevant national standards and best practice guidelines.
- Assessing and managing organisational risk in relation to medicine management and ensure quality improvement activities are implemented.
- Advising and implementing best practice against nationally recognised standards.
- Leading and developing structured learning with quality results.
- Working in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders and multidisciplinary teams to improve access to medicine management related education, products, and advice to maintain a consistent high standard of best practice.
- Proactive management within areas of responsibility to mitigate medicine management, vascular access and IV therapy accidents events.
- Educating, coaching, and supporting people to deliver high performance.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
The ideal candidate will have a track record at a senior nursing level for delivering results within a professional workforce. A minimum of 5 years previous experience as a Registered Nurse in a surgical setting is essential.
To be successful in this role you will ideally:
- hold a post graduate certificate/diploma in adult teaching and demonstrate advanced skills in adult education, clinical development, coordination, and evaluation of training programmes.
- have an ability to prove your recent experience in assessment of medicine management, vascular access and IV therapy practices in a clinical setting.
- have an ability to conduct learning needs assessments, develop and lead educational interventions applying evidence-based practice principles and adult learning frameworks.
- you will hold a current nursing portfolio at expert level or above as assessed via an approved Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP).
- have excellent report writing skills, and good attention to detail.
- be team orientated, with strong interpersonal skills, confident in leading a committee.
- you are committed to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Working for us
You will join a high performing team and a workplace with relationships built on mutual trust and respect. We offer:
- Competitive salary – we are New Zealand’s first hospital accredited as Living Wage employer.
- 5 weeks annual leave from 5 years’ service, a paid parental leave top-up benefit, and sick leave entitlements above minimum requirements.
- Access to multiple discounts benefits where you can access discounts at local retailers.
- Our focus on wellness extends to include financial advice, counselling services, a wellbeing app, and wellness day and initiatives.
- Braemar Hospital provides all staff with morning and afternoon teas, and high quality, heavily subsidised lunches and dinners can be ordered daily.
- A café is located in the reception area on the ground floor and is available for staff use.
- Annual two-week hospital shut down over Christmas and New Year to enable a good summer break with family and friends.
- Staff parking area and street parking within easy walking distance.
We are not accepting candidate applications via agencies.
This role is subject to Braemar’s Talent Referral Scheme.
If you believe you have the skills and experience for this role, we would love to hear from you. Apply now by uploading your cover letter and CV below, or phone Jos Itayi for a confidential discussion on 07 843 1899, extension 898.