Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Mahitahi Hauora PHE - Kawakawa - Mid North

Mahitahi Hauora PHE

Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Registered Nurse Required for evening work Monday to Friday

Permanent 0.8FTE

Kawakawa Mid North

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join us during what is an exciting and interesting time in primary healthcare.  This exciting clinical nursing role will join our expanding POADM’s (Primary Options Acute Demand Management) team  and will be required to provide clinical nursing within scope of practice to the GP afterhours clinic, Monday to Friday evenings (5-10pm) situated at the Bay of Islands Hospital. 

The POADMS and Mid North GP After Hours Service collaboration will provide a single point of access for clinicians and health providers from across the Northland Health System in a Mid North After Hours urgent care “Hub” (Kawakawa)  providing: 

·     Timely, coordinated response that is well networked and resourced to deliver meaningful interventions that enable patients and whānau to access care for acute needs to be managed in the clinic and followed-up in the community by a POADMS clinical coordinator; 

·     Ability to work closely with BOI A&M to triage and treat patients presenting who could safely and appropriately be seen and treated in a primary care setting/ Mid North After Hours urgent care “Hub”;

·     Capability to work alongside St Johns to redirect patients and their whanau appropriately;

·     Resources for interventions and treatments that can safely be delivered in the Mid North After Hours urgent care “Hub” that, without the Service, would otherwise have been delivered in a hospital or secondary care setting;

·     Proactive approach to identifying patients, resource and coordinate their early discharge from hospital wards by arranging appropriate support packages to facilitate safe discharge to the community;

·    Operate an integrated, multi-provider, responsive service that enables patients and whānau to safely and appropriately receive acute care closer to home;

·     Reinforced relationships the POADMS team have with providers by working alongside them in the Mid North After Hours urgent care “Hub”;

·     Support care in partnership team to implement and integrate the “What Matters to Whānau” piece of work. 

This role works autonomously while within the POADMS team, and requires someone who is a registered nurse and is self-motivated in providing a high level of clinical coordination required to support our afterhours service and wider POADMS service.

Essential skills required for this position are:

-          Current Registered Nurse practicing certificate

-          Ability to show leadership, implement new and innovative practice, and new models of care.

-          5+ years clinical experience in a health setting both primary and secondary.

-          Experience in working with health professionals in a community setting.

-          Recent and proven high quality clinical coordination and administration skills with the ability to demonstrate initiative and aptitude

-          Ability to work autonomously and make sound and justifiable decisions in this programme

-          Excellent verbal and written communication

-          Proven ability to develop and maintain effective relationships

-          Intermediate to Advanced computer literacy in MS Office Suite

An understanding of primary healthcare would be an advantage.

You must have NZ Residency or a current NZ work visa to apply for this position.

If you meet the above criteria and are keen to improve quality and health outcomes in our community please apply by forwarding your covering letter and CV to Joanne Mason, HR Assistant at


Applications close on Friday 29th May 2020

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