Registered Nurse - Whakatane Emergency Department
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
Do you want to join a dynamic, Innovative team in the emergency department at Whakatane hospital? If you have the enthusiasm for providing emergency nursing care in a well supported environment then this could be the place for you!
You will join a small, highly skilled, and supportive team who manage the unique variety of emergency situations presenting at our small provincial hospital. This is an exciting environment in which to develop excellence in emergency nursing assessment and planning skills, with support of the emergency department staff. Our nursing team consists of nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, an emergency department educator and clinical coaches. In addition to the nursing support we work closely alongside a team of senior and junior medical staff.
A key focus for the Bay of Plenty District Health Board is to build a sustainable workforce at Whakatāne Hospital whilst achieving equity in health outcomes for our Eastern Bay community.
He korero mōu - About You
Our preferred candidate will have:
- Emergency Department and/or acute care nursing experience
- A current NZ nursing registration, current practising certificate or working towards through a Competency Assessment Programme (CAP)
- A commitment to the DHB values which are integral to ED practice.
- A desire to make a difference to our community
- A ‘can do' attitude
- A commitment to ongoing education to support excellence in emergency nursing
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Orientation and preceptor support from our educator and coaching team
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Discounts (with local businesses)
- Support to attend TNCC Triage and PALS courses
- Support to engage in specialty postgraduate education (financial and study leave support)
- Clinical advancement through mentorship to grow into a senior ED nursing role
- Unique cultural experience through our team in Te Pare ō Toi
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free carparking
Our stunning region offers NZ's recently voted favourite beach, endless other coastlines to ancient forests and is blessed with breath-taking landscapes and rich Maori culture. We showcase the perfect place to explore a wide range of nature-based pursuits – close to the sea and not too far from the mountains for winter skiing.
Click here to read more about living and working in Whakatāne.
Sound like you? We encourage you to apply today stating in your cover letter how many hours per week you would like to work.
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
All applications must be made online
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Emergency|
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