Charge Nurse,Ward 26B - Medical Specialties-Starship Child Health
Charge Nurse, Ward26B - Medical Specialties, Starship Child Health
- Full-time, permanent (40 hours per week)
- Monday – Friday
- Senior paediatric nursing position
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Medical Specialties ward (26B) at Starship Hospital provides tertiary and quaternary care to children including treatment for long term and specialist medical conditions. We have a permanent opportunity for a Charge Nurse to join the service and predominantly work with the gastroenterology, renal and respiratory teams.
As the Charge Nurse of Ward 26B you will be a highly motivated; progressive and innovative registered nurse with the ability to strengthen the nursing care delivery and work collaboratively within the resident teams. The team includes Specialist Physicians, Fellows, registrars, house officers, nurse specialists, a nurse educator and Registered Nurses who are all focused on improving the quality of care and providing a positive experience for children and their whānau.
To know more about the role or to have a confidential chat before applying , please contact Helen Waldron, Nurse Unit Manager –Medical, Starship Child Health on + 6421 706 037.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
We are Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre, providing family centred care to neonates, children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Starship is a part of Te Toka Tumai | Auckland City Hospital and is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in New Zealand serving a population of approximately 1 million children.
We are committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values whānau as an important member of the care team.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
Your support will ensure our whānau, families, and communities thrive; and are committed to achieving equitable outcomes for Māori Health and supporting the mana of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and progress health equity. In addition, you will have:
- A current APC with the NZ nursing council
- Extensive experience in a paediatric nursing setting with at least Level 4 practice
- A relevant postgraduate qualification
- Excellent communication skills and on overriding passion for paediatric nursing
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
What we can offer you:
Nurses are an integral part of our clinical team and are fully supported and acknowledged through a number of professional opportunities that support professional growth, and acknowledge the nursing contribution within child health, these include;
- A unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction
- An opportunity to grow both as a person and as a professional
- Comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme with good clinical support
- Continuing Professional Development entitlement
- Financial recognition of senior nursing levels as per nationally-agreed multi-employer collective agreements
- A structured process of performance evaluation
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
At Starship we keep tamariki | children, young people and whānau | families at the heart of what we do—leading with kindness, showing empathy and respect. If this role resonates with you, apply, and include a short paragraph outlining the difference or why you want to develop your child health nursing skills.
To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below and submit your application online attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter. If you have any queries about this opportunity ,accessibility or technical issues with the online process and for more information (including relocation details), or if you would like an initial chat before officially applying, please contact Anél Foord, Recruitment Consultant on AnelFoord@adhb.govt.nz, quoting ref #ADHB0123CN26B to discuss how we can best support your application.
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - Central Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Senior Nursing|
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