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Nursing Project Coordinator (VID: 4449)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 27/05/2018
The MidCentral Health Nursing and Midwifery Department is looking for a registered nurse seeking the opportunity for professional and personal growth, to join our Projects team.
The Role
As Nursing Project Coordinator you will provide effective project planning implementation, coordination, evaluation, support and administration to the Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Team’s programme of work and priorities. The role will work in partnership with and be responsible to the Nursing Projects Lead.
The role provides an excellent opportunity to work with a wide range of clinicians, support staff, service leadership, consumers & families, and sector stakeholders and to contribute to quality of care, service change and improvement across the continuum of care.
The Person
The successful candidate will have the following key attributes: 
  • Proven work programme planning and implementation, organising and coordinating skills
  • Prrioritisation and time management skills rioritisation and time management skills
  • Lateral thinking, adaptable & flexible
  • Innovative
  • Analytical, trouble shooting and problem resolution skills
  • Proven project and change management skills
We are particularly interested to hear from you if you have the ability to communicate effectively, manage a wide range of stakeholders, influence, negotiate and build positive relationships, be an effective people leader - able to galvanise and motivate a team toward shared goals, remain on task while supporting change in a complex health environment, and provide written reports and documentation to a high standard.
Whilst not essential, project management or change management training would be an advantage.   
For any enquiries about this role, please contact Denise White on 027 499 9038.
The position is a permanent position (0.5 FTE, 20 hours per week).
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.

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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