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Associate Director of Nursing - Uru Pa Harakeke (VID: 5033)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 24/11/2019
Te Uru Pa Harakeke has an exciting senior nursing opportunity in the Associate Director of Nursing position (ADON).
This is a permanent, part time role working 0.6-0.7FTE.
The ADON role is an integral part of the cluster leadership team providing professional and practice support to frontline nursing leaders and staff which supports them to thrive and deliver services in an integrated way. This includes having a “whole of system” approach to ensuring excellence in nursing practice and professional standards.
The Associate Director of Nursing Uru Pā Harakeke will focus on growing and developing front-line nursing leadership, devolving decision-making, actively supporting leadership capability improvements and enabling clinicians and teams within the service and across the cluster to make good decisions as close to the patient/client as possible.
The role is responsible for leading and contributing to a programme of transformational change and the integration of services across the Uru Pā Harakeke, in partnership with the Clinical Programmes Lead and Planning & Integration Lead.
There is a requirement to participate in the MidCentral Health DHB senior management on call roster and to act for senior leaderships as required.
For further information please refer to the job description. However should you have further queries regarding the role, you are welcome to contact Sarah Fenwick, Operations Executive Uru Pā Harakeke on 027 222 1323.
MidCentral staff enjoy wellness and benefits schemes, investment in professional development and career progression opportunities. A competitive remuneration package is being offered as well as the opportunity to contribute to making a positive impact in the health outcomes of people in the MidCentral district as we pursue our vision of ‘Quality Living, Healthy Lives, Well Communities’.
Situated in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand, Palmerston North is the centre of the Manawatu region. Hosting a major university, and tertiary institution, Palmerston North is a young vibrant city with lots going on.  It is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. It is less than two hours by road to the capital city, an international airport, the wine growing regions of Hawke’s Bay and Wairarapa, and is surrounded by opportunities for sports and outdoor activities.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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