Registered Nurse - Starship Child Health, Blood and Cancer Centre at Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Support the health and hauora of our tamariki and pēpi
- Excellent career advancement opportunities
- The opportunity to work for an organisation that values your input
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Starship nurses are focused on delivering the highest quality nursing care to pēpi (infants), tamariki (children), taitamariki (youth) and their whānau (family). We work in partnership with tamariki and their whānau acknowledging their uniqueness, right to quality healthcare, optimal health outcomes and quality of life.
Our nurses are inspirational and have so much to be proud of, striving continuously to provide exemplary nursing care, professionalism and to uphold patient safety. Nurses work collaboratively as part of multidisciplinary teams in a variety of nursing roles and settings throughout Starship. At Starship we value nursing’s contribution and aim to provide an environment where nurses can flourish, have a voice, contribute and are valued. We focus on collaboration, innovation and development with the aim of enhancing outcomes for tamariki.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Nurses are also known to our tamariki as super-heroes, and we need nurses who, at the heart of it, want to make a positive impact. Tamariki are our future leaders of tomorrow. Tamariki have very specific health needs. We need caring nurses who understand how a healthy child develops towards adulthood to minimise the impact of illness. We are also interested in hearing from nurses who have a keen interest in specialising in this area; we will provide comprehensive child health nursing training. You will need to be able to uniquely communicate to tamariki, creating and ensuring all interactions are positive whilst walking alongside parents, whānau and careers who are engaged in the process.
We have opportunities for registered nurses with recent acute nursing experience, excellent communication skills and an overriding a passion for delivering high quality patient care to children and young people with a diagnosis of cancer
The acute component of the service involves initial diagnosis and management, treatment of complications of therapy and assessment during treatment. The chronic component includes long term follow-up of children and young people both for recurrence and late effects of therapy. Palliative care caters for the physical and psychological needs of dying children and their families.
Ngā 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:
- be a registered nurse and will either have or be eligible for registration with NZ Nursing Council
- have a focus on caring for the wellbeing of tamariki and whānau
- demonstrate well-developed communication, critical thinking skills and a commitment to family centred care
- have a passion for or want to develop your child health nursing skills
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He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than work, and we provide all our nurses several services and benefits to support you whilst you are with the The Starship whānau:
- An inclusive and supportive culture We encourage all our staff to bring their whole selves to work and offer a range of networks to support you.
- Staff Recognition - As well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with educational support to achieve the Professional Development, Recognition Programme and financial recognition of nursing levels.
- Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, onsite fitness classes and access to healthy activities that support our hauora.
- Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits for our staff. For more information on what we offer at Starship.
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 or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Joshua Gounder, Recruitment Consultant on JoshuaGoun@adhb.govt.nz or mob: 021 394 701, quoting ref #ADHB1121CNB to discuss how we can best support your application.
Please note that advertisements are ongoing until the roles have been filled.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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