Registered Nurse - Screening Outreach
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
Fixed term – 30 June 2023
80 hours per fortnight
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse smear taker to join the Outreach Screening Team within the Health Improvement and Equity Directorate. This role will be focusing on providing a cervical screening services in a clinic setting or in the community in a culturally safe, flexible way that enables women to have improved access to an appropriate service for them. The key focus is to reduce the inequities that currently exist for our wahine priority group populations in Hawke's Bay.
The nurse will work in conjunction with our kaimahi who will provide support when working in the community. You will need to work collaboratively with key stakeholders as well as engage with and undertake community activities to raise awareness and participation in both Breast Cervical Screening and the HPV programme.
What we are looking for from you is:
- A passion for improving health inequities and women’s health
- Excellent customer service skills
- Demonstrate cultural awareness and commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
- Enthusiasm, initiative, innovativeness and high degree of flexibility
- Experience working with whanau and understand the dynamics people have within their communities
- Basic computer competency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Our values are important to us, so the ability to work with Māori communities, primary care staff, and stakeholders in a way that is whānau centric is essential. You will need to have excellent communication and organisation skills, and a good understanding of health and navigating services.
To view the Position Profile, click HERE
Closing Date: Wednesday, 26th January 2022
Hawkes Bay DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Failure to meet this requirement will result in your application being rejected.
|Location:||North Island - Hawkes Bay - Napier|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Community / District / Public Health|
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