Clinical Coordinator/ACC Designated Nurse Provider

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Royal District Nursing Service (NZ) Ltd - Dunedin City - Otago

Royal District Nursing Service New Zealand (RDNS NZ) is a not for profit provider of Home and Community based services servicing a wide range of clients in the Greater Auckland, Southland and Otago regions.

This role encompasses the requirements prescribed for our ACC nursing contract and is new to this region.  We require a Registered Nurse with applicable postgraduate qualifications and work experience.  The incumbent in this role will need to be approved by ACC.

Additionally, RDNS's private nursing market is also expanding and there may be a requirement to support in this area.

The role will require the applicant to carry a case load of clients requiring assessment and service coordination under the SDHB health of older people, personal health, mental health and long-term chronic contracts whom require home based support services in the community.

DNPs ensure service quality by:

  •  providing clinical oversight for our nursing staff treating ACC clients with a focus on wound care,
  • conducting clinical oversight consultations and comprehensive nursing assessments,
  • approving the use of high cost consumables.

Required criteria:

  • current APC with no conditions/restrictions,
  • demonstrated post graduate experience of not less than 3 years full time work in the assessment and treatment of injury related conditions including wound care,
  • has or is undertaking post graduate education at NZQF Level 8 (min PG certificate) in relevant nursing specialities,
  • maintains membership with a relevant professional organisation,
  • prepared to travel throughout Otago and Southland.

In addition, key to your success, you will possess:

  • intermediate level microsoft office skills,
  • strong relationship management and communication skills,
  • demonstrated abilities in problem solving and analytical thinking,
  • being highly organised and able to manage competing demands,
  • an empathetic nature demonstrating the passion and dedication in providing optimal care,
  • a strong desire to establish and maintain high clinical/sector standards,
  • a willinginess to work collaboratively with other clinical coordinators, support workers and office-based staff to provide optimal client service.

We offer the opportunity to be a part of an innovative, passionate organisation dedicated and committed to providing a high standard of care and an environment that is supportive and fosters excellence in clinical care.  Our commitment to standards of clinical excellence is further elevated by access to 130 years of expertise, knowledge and resources of our parent company, Bolton Clarke in Australia!

So, if you enjoy the challenge of no two days being the same, supporting interesting and new people, clients and support workers alike, and contributing to their way of life, join our team today and be part of our exciting journey!

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