25 May 2018

Full-Time Pou Arataki, Pae Ora

Taranaki District Health Board – Posted by MarilyncNew Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand

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Job Description

Pou Arataki, Pae Ora

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth

Permanent, full time

Applications are invited for the new role of ‘Pou Arataki, Pae Ora’ established to enable implementation of the new direction for Te Paharakeke Hauora, the DHB’s Maori Health Unit.

Reporting to the Chief Advisor Maori Health, this role forms part of the management team of Te Pa Harakeke and the wider DHB, and is primarily responsible for developing and leading the integration of Pae Ora values and practice across the DHB’s provider arm services.

The ideal incumbent will have a clinical background complemented by successful experience working at a leadership level in implementing models of care that reflect the elements of Pae Ora – Whanau Ora, Mauri Ora and Wai Ora – in a practical sense.

As the DHB’s kaupapa Maori clinical leader, Te Pou Arataki, Pae Ora will:

  • lead the Pae Ora services team
  • work closely with the DHB’s clinical and non-clinical hospital leadership to socialise, implement and embed Pae Ora models of care
  • be responsible for convening a Maori clinical advisory group to advise on best practise delivery for Maori patients and their whanau
  • implement a cultural audit process across TDHB services using He Ritenga – Treaty of Waitangi: Health Audit Framework and contribute to regional cultural audit activity

Ideally the successful person will have:

  • clinical experience at a leadership level in a high Maori patients setting
  • a good knowledge and understanding of Maori health issues and strategy
  • a good working knowledge of Maori models of care and how these can be embedded into practise in a large mainstream organisation
  • demonstrated positive relationships with Maori and mainstream clinicians,
  • experience applying service or continuous improvement methodology
  • is resilient and has a good sense of humour

The key areas of accountability are:

  • Maori clinical leadership
  • Maori models of care integrated into DHB provider arm services
  • setting up, implementing and monitoring a cultural audit programme of DHB services using He Ritenga Treaty of Waitangi Principles – Health Audit Framework.

To view the position description click here.

Closing date for applications is 17 June, 2018.

How to Apply

 To view the position description click here.

If you want to make an application, please visit our website to apply for the role.

Closing date for applications is 17 June, 2018.

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