Clinical Nurse Specialists - Oncology Services
- Five x Clinical Nurse Specialist opportunities
- Permanent part time 0.8 FTE positions
The Team: What we do
Not only is the Canterbury Regional Cancer and Haematology Service the largest provider of oncology services in the South Island, we are leaders in clinical practice and research at the forefront of clinical developments and quality models of care. The Medical Oncology Service is based at Christchurch Hospital.
The Role: Where you fit in
The new Clinical Nurse Specialist model of care is co-designed to work in partnership with our medical oncology teams to ensure optimal, timely patient care and delivery of service.
- Support and work alongside our patients, and their whanau/family, through their journey following cancer diagnosis.
- Apply nursing knowledge, utilise your specialised assessment skills, with strong clinical inquiry and critical thinking when determining care of patients in OTR (on treatment review) clinics.
- Contribute to processes, pathways, policies and procedures to ensure safe, quality care to our patients.
- Role model and lead continued development of evidence-based oncology nursing practice and share this knowledge with the Registered Nurses in the medical oncology service.
- Act as a specialist resource for new and existing staff, ensuring staff are fully supported and provided with opportunities to develop.
Your support and empathy accompanied with your excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build effective relationships with a strong patient focus will see you succeed in this exciting opportunity.
Skills and Experience:
- Experience working in oncology or with cancer patients, within an acute setting is essential. Knowledge of chemotherapy treatment is essential.
- A postgraduate advanced health assessment qualification, with a view to obtaining a Nurse prescribing qualification is desirable.
- Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC.
Our Culture: What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz to complete an application.
For additional information about this role please contact Steph Keene, Recruitment Specialist on firstname.lastname@example.org
|Location:||South Island - Canterbury - Christchurch|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Registered Nurse|
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