Where you’ll be working: Regional Renal Centre, Waikato Hospital
The details: Fixed Term position - 40 Hours per week (1.0 FTE) – Part time options considered
Be part of the national transformation in Health
Work in a close knit team
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for our next dietitian superstar to join our team of dynamic renal dietitians. You will be working in a supportive team to provide outpatient nutrition care for renal patients in Hamilton and the surrounding rural areas, the role may also include some inpatient ward work.
Working as part of a close-knit team, you will be supported with regular supervision and opportunities for professional and service development, as well as encouraged to develop your skills and professional interests. New graduates would be considered for this position.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The role is based at the Regional Renal Centre located on the Waikato Hospital campus, with regular visits to centres in other districts to provide clinical support. If you enjoy variety, new challenges, and want to be part of an interdisciplinary team, we look forward to hearing from you.
Mōu | About you
As the ideal person for this role, you will have the following skills and attributes;
New Zealand Dietitians Board registration and current annual practicing certificate (or in the process of obtaining), with Dietitians Prescriber status
A commitment to achieving excellent health outcomes and empathetic patient care
An ability to work autonomously
A strong team focus, and excellent communication and inter-personal skills
An understanding of bicultural issues and commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi
A full clean New Zealand driver’s license
Renal nutrition experience would be beneficial but not essential
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.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
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.
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