Nurse Specialist - Liaison Psychiatry
- Nurse Specialist role based in our Liaison Psychiatry team at Auckland Hospital
- Full-time role (40 hours), rostered Monday to Sunday
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Liaison Psychiatry team is based at Auckland City Hospital and comprises Nurse Specialists, Nurse Practitioner, Consultant Psychiatrists; including liaison, addiction and neuropsychiatry specialists, a Clinical Psychologist and Registrar, all of whom are well supported by a great admin team.
The team regularly take student nurses and medical students on clinical placements so there is opportunity to be involved in their learning experience. The work environment is sociable, friendly and supportive. We are committed to ongoing professional development and to encouraging people to undertake non clinical duties such as teaching.
As a Nurse Specialist you will be involved in urgent and planned assessments, planning and delivering care and treatment to whaiora throughout the hospital as well as assessing all people presenting with self-harm in the Emergency Department.
The work is complex and challenging and you will need to be able to think on your feet and be skilled, adaptable and responsive. Your passion for mental health nursing and ability to practise autonomously will be evident and you will join a functional and highly skilled team of senior nurses in a supportive multi-disciplinary team.
The role involves working rostered morning and afternoon shifts Monday to Sunday and there may be a requirement to do some night shifts.
This role is permanent, full-time 1 FTE (40 hours per week) but we are able to consider applications from nurses wanting to work part time, minimum 4 days per week. We are also happy to consider a secondment from within or outside ADHB
Remuneration will be at Grade 5 of the senior nursing scale, of the Mental Health & Public Health Nursing (PSA). For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
To be eligible you will need to be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with NZ registration, a current APC. Ideally you will have completed a Post Graduate Certificate in a relevant area of specialty practice.
If you are not a Duly Authorised Office (DAO) we will support you to become one as it is an important part of the role. For more information about this role please contact Lynne Weir, via LWeir@adhb.govt.nz
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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