Registered Nurse - Children's Ward
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.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga
The Children's ward is a fulfilling and unique work setting providing a high level of job satisfaction
The Ward is a 22-bed unit providing family centred care for infants, children and adolescents 0-15 years. The Children's Ward specialises in General Medicine, Oncology, Palliative Care, Orthopaedic, ENT, Urology and General Surgery services.
Additional opportunities include working in The Child Assessment Unit and The Children's Day Stay Unit.
As a paediatric nurse you'll play a key role in assessing the nursing needs of the child, taking into account their medical/surgical, emotional, social, cultural and whānau needs.
This role is a permanent position working up to 32 hours per week Monday to Sunday based at the Tauranga Hospital.
We are an amazing team of skilled and motivated nurses all working together to provide quality health outcomes for the child, whānau and our communities.
He Korero mōu - You will be
- Registered Nurse with a current practicing certificate
- Work 8-hour Shifts – Morning , Afternoon & Night shifts- Weekends included
- Proven work experience as a Paediatric Nurse or comparable Registered Nurse roles
- Registered Nurse demonstrating a passion for Child and Family Health
- Demonstrate compassion and empathy with the ability to relate to children
- Dedicated and self-motivated, committed to quality child and family whānau health outcomes
- Team person with excellent interpersonal skills
- Proven organisational skills
- Problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Computer literate
If you are overseas and want to see if you are eligible for professional registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council, head to: IQN home (nursingcouncil.org.nz)
If you have a passion for family centred care within the acute environment and would like to join our amazing team, we would love to hear from you.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Exciting work opportunities within The Woman Child and Family Service
- Work opportunities within the ward, Child Assessment Unit and The Children's Day Stay Unit
- Work in a family centred care environment
- Professional development opportunities
- Educational support to achieve professional development and recognition programme
- Flexible working practices e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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.
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. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, Lynnece Dowle Back Clinical Nurse Manager Children's Ward 0275113895.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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.
This role comes under the District Health Boards/NZNO Nursing and Midwifery Multi-Employer Collective Agreement, Salary range $59,834.00 - $83,186.00
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Paediatrics|
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