District Nurse - Thames (Casual)
Where you’ll be working: Hauraki Thames Coromandel Community Services
The details: Casual
Salary details: $71,452 - $88,757 per annum
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Community role providing variety in your work
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join the Hauraki Thames Coromandel District Nursing team primarily based in Thames / Paeroa area in a casual position. This entails back-filling staff shortages and other leave gaps. This role is not suitable for a new graduate nurse.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The District Nurse Service provides services 7 days a week 0800-1630hr and can include on call after hours from 1630-0800hrs for select patients. You may be required to accommodate after hours on call requirements which may involve call outs.
Rural District Nursing provides a wide variety of care including long term medical conditions, home based palliative and end of life care, advanced IV management and chronic wound management within a multi-disciplinary environment inclusive of primary health care providers.
An orientation programme will be provided.
Mōu | About you
An understanding of improving health outcomes is essential and an ability to work within a variety of social and cultural demographics. Our area covers a large geographical area and the ability to drive long distances during the workday is essential.
We work with many other health providers within the Community setting and relationship building is an essential part of our service. Familiarisation with and use of electronic devices and computer skills is an essential part of this role.
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Current New Zealand registered nurse practicing certificate is essential (not suitable for work permit applications)
A full current NZ driver’s licence with no restrictions is essential
Relevant experience for Rural Community District Nursing
Post graduate study in assessment and chronic conditions is preferred but not essential
Proven assessment & time management skills with an ability to prioritise & think critically
A demonstrated ability to work autonomously within a multi-disciplinary team is vital for this role
Manage personal & professional boundaries within a small rural community.
Ability to drive long distances
Ability to provide own transport to place of work
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Nicole.Rickard@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
|Location:||North Island - Waikato - Thames & Coromandel|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Community / District / Public Health|
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