Clinical Nurse Specialist - Community Maori Liaison at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you'll be working: Rural Waikato
The details: Fixed term for 12 months – 20 hours per week
About the role
The Cardiology Department at Waikato Hospital is looking for an experienced, highly motivated Registered Nurse looking to progress into a Clinical Nurse Specialist role holding a shared portfolio for Cardiology Community Māori Liaison Nursing.
The purpose of the role is to provide culturally responsive and appropriate care using the principles of partnership and participation with the aim of eliminating health inequities and improved access to healthcare for Māori. This role has a strong primary and community focus for providing specialist nursing care and expertise, both in direct care delivery and in support of other clinical staff in the management of patients identifying as Māori with cardiology disease who are being cared for in the community.
We are looking for someone who has an understanding of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori and a willingness to further develop knowledge in these areas. They need to be self-motivated, highly organised, has excellent therapeutic communication skills, and is able to demonstrate competence and confidence in engaging with Māori whanau and communities in a mana enhancing manner.
Required skills & experience:
• At least 5 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse with a current APC
• Completed a Professional Development and Recognition Programme – at Proficient and/or above
• In the process of studying towards, or completed a post graduate qualification
• Experience in a leadership role • Adaptability, flexibility and detail orientated
• Ability to work independently
• Full, valid driver’s licence
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The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
If you are looking for a challenging new role and believe this opportunity is for you, we welcome your application.
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Robyn.Payne@waikatodhb.health.nz
Application closing date: 22 May 2022
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• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton)|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Part time|
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