Registered Nurse - Emergency Department at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
Do you want to work in a dynamic and challenging environment with a team of highly skilled staff? Do you want to develop your emergency nursing skills and be supported to engage in education specific to this area of practice? If so, you need to join our team at the Emergency Department, Tauranga Hospital.
We are currently seeking permanent part-time and full-time Registered Nurses to join the team in our busy department where we provide 24-hour emergency care to both the adult and paediatric population in the Bay of Plenty. You will be supported by our team which includes a Clinical Nurse Manager, Nurse practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists and experienced registered nurses.
We also employ new graduate nurses each year. Additional support is provided by our health care assistants, clerical and medical staff.
If you are overseas and want to see if you are eligible for professional registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council, head to: IQN home (nursingcouncil.org.nz)
He korero mōu - About You
We would prefer you to have previous experience in acute care however we do offer a comprehensive orientation program. This is a busy and unpredictable working environment so a calm demeanor, a good sense of humour and being a team player is essential in the role.
In return we provide a generous orientation programme tailored to the needs of the successful applicant. Further orientation days are provided prior to you moving to the more acute care areas as required. There are also many in-house educational opportunities such as ALS, PALs, NLS.
Our preferred candidate will have:
- Emergency Department and/or acute care nursing experience
- A current NZ nursing registration, current practising certificate or working towards through a Competency Assessment Programme (CAP)
- A commitment to the DHB values which are integral to ED practice.
- A desire to make a difference to our community
- A ‘can do' attitude
- A commitment to ongoing education to support excellence in emergency nursing
Sound like you? We encourage you to apply today stating in your cover letter how many hours per week you would like to work.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Orientation and preceptor support from our educator and coaching team
- Support to attend TNCC Triage and PALS courses
- Support to engage in specialty postgraduate education (financial and study leave support)
- Clinical advancement through mentorship to grow into a senior ED nursing role
- Unique cultural experience through our team in Te Pare ō Toi
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free carparking
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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