Nurse Co-ordinator, Professional Development Unit
One of my responsibilities is to co-ordinate the Health Care Support Development team. The team provides education for health care assistants, psychiatric assistants, rehabilitation assistants and attendants (orderlies) and the Level 3 Careerforce NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing.
Nurse Educator, Professional Development Unit
I am a nurse educator and Careerforce assessor working in the Professional Development Unit as part of this team. I also have a role as nurse coordinator Practice Development working with leadership and gerontology programmes.
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mental Health and Addictions Services
My current role is clinical nurse specialist – service quality improvement which means I do a lot of audits and reports. I am also the co-ordinator for the Safe Practice Effective Communication training, and the Level 3 NZQA Certificate in Health and Wellbeing – Mental Health. I have a strong interest in reducing the use of seclusion in mental health to the point of eliminating it.
Nurse Educator, Thames Hospital
I am the nurse educator for Thames Hospital and Community. I am a Careerforce educator for both the Professional Development Unit and also for local external sites. I am also the clinical Wintec tutor for our undergraduate students when on placement in Thames.
Attendant, Waikato Hospital
Kia ora. Ko Stephen Harvey ahau. I have worked as an attendant/orderly for over 25 years and I was one of the original graduates at Waikato Hospital for the Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Orderly Services (2016). I have a Diploma in Adult Education and I am the Careerforce assessor and programme teacher/organiser for the attendants (orderlies) training for this certificate at Waikato Hospital.