District Nurse - Oncology at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Salary band - $83,243 to $88,757 p.a. pro rata, plus Kiwisaver
- Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ
- Permanent position - 0.6 FTE
- Competitive salary
Mō te tūranga - About the role
Based in the Community Nursing Service, at Wakari Hospital, the role of Oncology/Haematology District Nurse is both busy and challenging but also extremely rewarding. The position involves providing community nursing care and support for medical oncology, radiation oncology and haematology patients receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Some of the key nursing tasks are: comprehensive patient assessment; symptom control and management; patient education; psychosocial assessment and support.
This role is also key to the future development of the service, building links within both primary and secondary care and staff education and support.
Come and join our friendly and supportive team. A comprehensive orientation will be given.
Mōu ake - About you
We're looking for a Registered Nurse with three years or greater post grad experience, You will also have the following:
- A current New Zealand Registration and APC
- A professional portfolio in progress
- Strong communication skills and the ability to quickly develop a rapport with patients and their whanau/family
- Full, clean drivers license
Painga - Benefits:
- Continuous support for career development
- Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
Mō mātou - About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Utu whānui - Salary range
This role belongs to the DHB/NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between the step 6 ($83,243 p.a. pro rata) and Step 8 ($88,757 p.a. pro rata) of the Community Nurses Scale.
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Friday, 9 December 2022.
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Tono ināianei - Apply now
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/
For further information please contact Diane Wilson, Recruitment Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Covid vaccination requirements
New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job-invite/20457/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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