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Hospice is a philosophy of care which extends beyond the physical needs of a person to their emotional, social and spiritual needs and those of their family.

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Clinical Team Leader

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Team Leader at Lake Taupo Hospice.  The primary function of this role is to provide clinical and operational leadership for the effective delivery of Lake Taupo Hospice clinical services.  The Clinical Team Leader will provide leadership for the nursing and family support teams and actively promote the delivery of high quality palliative care.  As part of the leadership team at Lake Taupo Hospice, the Clinical Team Leader will be actively engaged in promoting and implementing the strategic direction and annual business plans.  They will be responsible for managing the Clinical Team within budget and overseeing clinical education and clinical staff professional development and performance.

We are looking for that special someone who is passionate about palliative care and nursing and has proven success in managing palliative care clinical staff and resources within budget.  The role is suited to a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a high degree of competence in the theoretical and practical application of palliative care nursing and family support services, who can demonstrate expert utilization of this knowledge in implementing and advising on the holistic care of patients and their family/whanau.

To be the right fit for this role and our organisation it is expected you would bring:

  • Strong and proven clinical leadership experience in the delivery of palliative care
  • Proven success in managing clinical staff
  • An expert level of practice within palliative care
  • A tertiary qualification in palliative care or related field
  • Evidence of your commitment to growing your own skills and capabilities, as well as those who report to you
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and digital technology
  • Self-motivation, enthusiasm and leadership skills
  • Emotional maturity and resilience
  • Demonstrated passion in engaging with your whole community

This is a full time permanent role.

For a confidential discussion please contact Dennis Jenkins on 021 1150042

For a copy of the full Position Description please click here

Please send your letter of application and CV to CEO, Lake Taupo Hospice, PO Box 950, Taupo 3351 or email ceo@laketaupohospice.co.nz

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 22nd October 2018

We undertake health, drug and police checks as part of our recruitment process.