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Operations Lead, IOC & ED & Nurse Manager, IOC (VID: 7045)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Management
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 17/12/2023
Operations Lead, Integrated Operations Centre (IOC), Emergency Department
& Nurse Manager IOC
Te Uru Arotau/Acute and Elective Specialist Services
Palmerston North Hospital
The Organisation

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

The Opportunity  
Te Uru Arotau/Acute & Elective Specialist Services has an exciting senior leadership opportunity in the Operations Lead, Integrated Operations Centre (IOC), Emergency Department & Nurse Manager IOC. 
This is a permanent, full-time role.
The Operations Lead, Integrated Operations Centre (IOC), Emergency Department & Nurse Manager IOC, role is an integral part of the Te Uru Arotau leadership team.

The role’s key responsibility will be to provide strategic leadership and operational management of services that fall within the direct responsibility of this role, which includes having a “whole of system” approach. The role will lead the delivery of contemporary models of care that are developed through co-design approaches, as well as lead and contribute to a programme of transformational change and the integration of services across the Acute & Elective Specialist Services cluster. The role will also be responsible for growing and developing front-line clinical leadership, actively supporting leadership capability improvements, and enabling clinicians and teams within the service group to make good decisions as close to the patient/client as possible. 
There is a requirement to participate in the MidCentral senior management on call roster and to act for senior leadership as required.
For more information regarding the role please refer to the job description.  However, should you wish to discuss further you are welcome to contact Lyn Horgan, Operations Executive, Te Uru Arotau/Acute & Elective Specialist Services.
Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees.  We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions.  With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you’ll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
  • An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • A professional and supportive culture and team setting
  • Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
  • Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.”  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
Some positions are defined as a Core Children’s worker under the Children’s Act and require full safety checks completed before employment commences.

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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