Registered Nurse - Starship Child Health, Ward 24B General Surgery and ENT
Registered Nurses for Ward 24B, General Surgery and ENT, Starship Child Health, Te Toka Tumai Auckland
- New Zealand’s premier children’s hospital
- Permanent, Full time role available
- Fun, Friendly and professional team
Come be part of our Team!
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
We are Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre, providing family centred care to neonates, children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Starship is a part of Te Toka Tumai Auckland and is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in New Zealand serving a population of approximately 1 million children. Te Toka Tumai Auckland is NZ’s largest public tertiary hospital which has strong ties with University of Auckland and provides extensive teaching and training opportunities.
We are committed to delivering Whanau-centred care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values whanau as an important member of the care team. We seek to lead New Zealand in paediatric service delivery, in the provision of pre and post graduate nursing education, and through the building or our reputation as a national centre of excellence in paediatrics.
Ward 24B is a 24 bedded paediatric ward caring for patients under the general surgery, ENT, plastics and trauma services. Children usually stay for 1-3 days. However, some patients stay for a more extended time. Surgical patients can range from simple through to complex. Surgeries include abdominal, thoracic, neonatal, genitourinary, oncologic, ENT and trauma. Nursing clinical skills specific to this area include tracheostomy management, chest drain management, complex fluid balance IVF, IVN, oral/enteral feeds titration.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for Registered Nurses who have an interest in Paediatrics and who will meet the needs of patients and their family/whanau using contemporary nursing care which is safe, appropriate and effective. We have a Permanent full time vacancy available in our Paediatric Orthopaedic Ward at Starship Children's Hospital.
For all aspects of this role and experience/knowledge required please see the position description.
For further information about the position please contact the Surgical Nurse Unit Manager,
Laree Khamis on 021 642 796 or Lareek@adhb.govt.nz
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
As the ideal candidate for this role you will:
- RGN, RGON, RPN, RCpN with or without BN or BHSC (Nursing)
- have or be eligible for registration with NZ Nursing Council.
- Paediatric Nursing experience
- have a strong commitment to quality care
- be capable of working within a multi–disciplinary team.
- have well-developed communication, critical thinking skills and a commitment to family centred care
- have a positive attitude, an innovative and adaptable approach to practice
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!
This position requires any worker to be vaccinated for vaccine preventable diseases including Covid-19. This position is a Core Children’s worker under the Children’s Act & requires a full safety check completed before employment starts.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
What we can offer you:
- A unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting
- An opportunity to grow both as a person and as a professional while working with a very friendly and fun team
- Comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme with good clinical support to help you achieve the familiarisation and orientation competencies for your area
- Continuing Professional Development entitlement
- Educational support to achieve the Professional Development and Recognition Programme and financial recognition of nursing levels as per nationally-agreed multi-employer collective agreements
- A structured process of performance evaluation
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role and attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.
If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anél Foord, Recruitment Consultant at AnelFoord@adhb.govt.nz quoting ADHB1121W24B to discuss how we can best support your application.
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations .
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