Registered Nurse - Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre
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Location: Wellington Regional Hospital,
Service: Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre
Contract: Permanent 0.6 FTE - 1.0 FTE
Salary: MECA Step 2-7 ( depending on experience)
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the dynamic team at the Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre on a permanent basis. The Blood and Cancer Centre is increasingly recognised as a centre of excellence in the provision of specialist care to people with cancer, haematological disorders and those receiving radiation therapy. The Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre has a vision to provide an excellent standard of care to all in the wider community and currently supports two outreach clinics, in Kenepuru and Masterton. This role would provide you with the opportunity to deliver treatment in these outreach clinics to patients closer to their own homes.
Experience with cancer nursing is preferable but not essential. Key skills sought are previous experience with peripheral cannulation, central lines, supportive therapies and blood products.
The successful candidates will receive a thorough, comprehensive orientation to the service which encompasses oncology, haematology and radiation therapy, with on-going educational opportunities and support through the PDRP and the Knowledge and Skills Framework for Cancer Nursing. Furthermore, the successful nurse will be enrolled in the regional eviQ ADAC anti-neoplastic learning modules. Essential attributes for this position are a passion for Oncology, Haematology and Radiation Therapy Nursing, clinical excellence and enthusiasm, with an expectation to be on or working towards the PDRP.
The Blood and Cancer Centre is currently open Monday to Friday 0730 - 1930, including public holidays, with 8 hour rostered and rotating shifts within that.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
We are a friendly, supportive and vibrant team. If you would like to thrive in our fun environment, come and join our colleagues in helping to enhance the oncology outpatient experience.
Moū - About you
- Assessment and treatment of Oncology, Haematology and Radiation Therapy patients.
- Delivery of chemotherapy and supportive cares such as blood products.
- Assessment of patients prior to chemotherapy/treatment and during intensive treatment programs.
- Triaging patients via the telephone
- Coordination of patients through the outpatient clinic
- Management of acutely unwell patients in the Acute Assessment Unit
Skills & Experience
- Must have NZ residency or Citizenship
- Must be currently in New Zealand
- 2 years post graduate nursing experience.
- New Zealand Nurse - s Registration and current practicing certificate.
- Preferably on or working towards the PDRP.
- Oncology/Haematology experience preferred but not essential.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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