Service Lead Clinician, Palliative Care, Auckland DHB (ADHB)

Full-Time, Not Disclosed

Experience: 0 - 1 Years

Qualification: Bachelors (Communication - Tech. Writing)

City: Auckland

Skills: Basic knowlege on computer

Posted On: Apr, 18 2017

Job Description

Service Lead Clinician – Palliative Care Services
Community & Long Term Conditions (CLTC)
Exceptional clinical leadership opportunity, Grafton base.
Potential joint appointment with prestigious university
Experience the outstanding New Zealand lifestyle!
The Community and Long Term Conditions Directorate seek an experienced and enthusiastic clinical leader to support the development of quality adult palliative care services across Auckland City Hospital. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced palliative care clinician with leadership skills to support Hospital and Community teams in transformation and delivery of quality patient care. You will be accountable for the delivery of quality palliative care, and for the leadership of the team, including workforce leadership, clinical governance, management of complaints, KPIs, training, research and management of change.
The Palliative Care Team consists of an enthusiastic team of SMOs and RMOs, and specialist palliative care nurses who together support hospital services in the delivery of quality palliative care outcomes for our population. You will be supported by the Director, CLTC and the Directorate Leadership Team and operationally by an Operations Manager and Administrative Support Officer. We are evolving our service delivery model with Mercy Hospice Auckland into an integrated service, focused on enhancing community services within localities. You will report to the Director Community and Long Term Conditions and be accountable to the newly created Strategic Clinical Director for Integrated Palliative Care for the implementation of strategic initiatives and directives as well as work with Mercy Hospice colleagues in the development of new models of care across the ADHB district.
The Directorate is going through an exciting growth phase, presenting you with the opportunity to contribute to service development. The Directorate has introduced a clinical leadership model placing service leaders at the heart of strategic decision making. The aim is to ensure teams are focused on clinical quality, safety and health outcomes whilst delivering economic sustainability. The Directorate is forming strategic partnerships with primary care and hospital services. We seek someone who can inspire and lead from the front and support our workforce to “Aim High”.
To be successful in this challenging and rewarding position you will have a strong interest in integrated care and in supporting change and service development. The role requires someone with a collaborative and positive working style who is committed to developing a strong team to promote quality outcomes.
This really is an opportunity to influence the shape of health care for the future of our community.
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ADHB has an international reputation and is renowned academically as having Auckland City Hospital as New Zealand’s largest teaching hospital. It has an alliance with the University of Auckland and its Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences in the form of the Auckland Academic Health Alliance. This patient-focussed partnership aims to speed the translation of research ‘from the bench to the bedside’.
Auckland region is home to over 1.5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand. In 2015 the city was rated the third best city in the world in the Mercer Quality of Living survey.
Living and working here has so much to offer! From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene there is something here for everyone.
To apply, please visit our website quoting reference number CEN02150
For further information about this opportunity, please contact Judith Catherwood, Director, Community and Long Term Conditions on 64 21 926561 or via email: [email protected]
For assistance with the application process, please contact Eileen Dreyer, Recruitment Consultant on 64 9 307 4949 ext 28715 or via email: [email protected]
You must either already hold New Zealand Registration and an Annual Practicing Certificate in a relevant clinical field (nursing, medical or allied health) or be eligible for registration in New Zealand.
If you are located outside of New Zealand we are happy to discuss relocation with you.
Applications close: Friday, 12th May 2017

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