Clinical Manager

Wellington | Permanent


Clinical Manager

Wellington | Permanent

Current Vacancies

Whether you’re just starting out in the health industry, or you’re looking to further your career, you could find your place within Access’s team of over 4,000 staff across New Zealand. Our teams work from regional support centres and in clients own homes and cover a diverse range of roles including support workers, registered and enrolled nurses, care coordinators, support worker coordinators, administrators, trainers and managers.

While we welcome expressions of interest, all applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand.

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Clinical Manager

Wellington | Permanent | 23.12.20

Lower North Island Clinical Manager

  • Lead a highly capable multi-disciplinary clinical team
  • Be part of a supportive and caring Regional leadership team
  • Make a difference in the community

If you are passionate about community health and leading clinical teams to provide high quality, client and whanau focused care then this role is for you. We are looking for an experienced Clinical Manager to deliver excellence across multiple service contracts. This is a senior role, reporting to the Regional Manager for the Lower North Island region which supports people in the Taranaki, Whanganui, Palmerston North, Wairarapa and greater Wellington areas. You will have overall leadership and management of all clinical staff and be expected to work as ‘One Team’ with the operational staff who report to the Operations Leader, your colleague. You will have a direct impact and influence in the care of clients through your clinical oversight of clinicians and the tasks assigned to Support Workers. You will manage oversight and relationships with some clients with complex care requirements.

You will have proven experience working for Maori and Pacific peoples and you will already have professional connections in the community.

Your ability to mentor both young and experienced team members will be essential to drive clinical governance with your strong leadership skills, influence best practices and foster a stable workforce.

You will be comfortable at DHB and governance levels, as the Clinical Manager you will be responsible for fostering and managing strong and positive relationships with funders and referrers in the region and for providing input into national projects and policy development.

If making a difference to the lives of your clients, and your staff is important to you, then please apply today – we would love to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • To recruit, manage and lead the community nurses and other registered health professionals in the region
  • To maintain oversight of the competency profile of the clinical workforce in the region and to conduct training needs analysis and resulting training plans for clinical staff in their team
  • To ensure optimum workflows and staff resource management in the region
  • To oversee all clinical systems, processes and requirements for the region to ensure compliance with Access policies, procedures and practices
  • To manage all complaints, exception reporting and incidents and accidents occurring in the clinical areas of the business
  • To lead clinical audit functions for the region
  • To proactively develop and maintain positive relationships with funders, referrers and other key stakeholders in the region
  • To provide support and contribute to all aspects of clinical governance within Access

Person Specifications:

  • You need to be kind, have a great sense of humour and care deeply for your team and the people we support
  • Registered Nurse with current Annual Practising Certificate and extensive leadership experience
  • Community Nursing experience of not less than 2 years
  • InterRAI training and understanding preferred but not essential
  • Full driver’s licence
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word, and data manipulation and reporting experience
  • A strong and confident leader at a senior level
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience managing a business unit in a complex service delivery environment
  • Clinical staff assessment, mentoring and supervision experience
  • A highly organised individual with excellent time management skills
  • Embrace change and has demonstrated ability to implement clinical management and improvement initiatives through structured programmes and processes

Applications close midday on Friday 15th January 2021. For a copy of the role description contact Tia Ikin tia_ikin@access.org.nz  for more information.

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Access Community Health (Access) is one of New Zealand’s leading healthcare organisations, specialising in home-based healthcare and support. We work with the Ministry of Health, District Health Boards and ACC among others, to care for more than 20,000 people around the country. We are dedicated to giving our clients the care and support they need to live independently.

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