Enrolled Nurse at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Thames Hospital Rehabilitation and Medical Inpatient Unit
The details: Permanent Part-time - Rostered and rotating
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The inpatient unit at Thames Hospital is made up of general medicine, rehabilitation and mental health. This position is predominantly in the 10 bedded Rehabilitation Unit however you would also be expected to work with general patients in the inpatient unit. The Rehabilitation Unit takes patients who require rehabilitation following an illness, surgery or an accident. There is a strong multidisciplinary approach to care and proactive discharge planning. This position is rostered and rotating shifts including night duty.
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Mōu | About you
Following is the skill set required for a nurse to work in the Rehabilitation unit:
Understands and works within the EN scope of practice in a collegial way other members of the team
Makes sound nursing judgements to assess the health needs of our patients to develop and implement a plan of health care with the RN which is evidenced based.
Integrate nursing knowledge, seeks new learning opportunities and uses a problem solving approach
Works as a team player with all professional groups and is flexible enough to have the ability to work extra at reasonably short notice.
A positive attitude to hard work and quality improvement focus that looks for opportunities to improve systems and processes.
It is preferable the candidate has 2 years recent experience, although not a pre requisite and the new EN should apply.
As the successful candidate, you will have a positive attitude and willingness to learn. You will have a comprehensive orientation programme and professional development opportunities to enhance career opportunities.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
- Whakamana – Give and earn respect
- Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
- Mauri Pai – Fair play
- Whakapakari – Growing the good
- Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Nicole.Rickard@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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