Public Health Nurse at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Public Health Nurse Team – Tokoroa Hospital (TOK)
The details: Permanent part-time, 65 hrs fortnight (FTE 0.08), rostered
About the role:
The PHN (Public health nurse) team provide services weekdays Monday to Friday 0800 to 1630hrs, covering the expansive area of the South Waikato, supporting all 24 schools within the region.
It is not a suitable role for a new graduate nurse.
This role is most suited to a person that understands the importance of establishing professional networks with other health/social service providers to improve the health and welfare outcomes of the community.
There will be times you will be required to support the other two rural PHN teams in Taumarunui and Te Kuiti.
About the service:
Public health nursing delivers primary health care services to schools, homes, marae and communities.
The service focuses on health-promoting ways (education) to reduce health inequities, reduce communicable disease risk (school-based immunisations, TB vaccine…) and to achieve sustainable health gains for infants, children, young people and their whanau. (B4SC, Healthy homes…)
• Complied with the NZ COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order having received all three vaccinations.
• Current NZ registered nurse annual practising certificate
• Current full NZ drivers Licence, confident driver prepared to drive long distances
• Proven time management skills with an ability to prioritise and think critically
• Must have the ability to work autonomously while also working within a multi-disciplinary team
• Able to manage personal and professional boundaries within a small rural community
• Relevant experience in Public Health Nursing, primary health care, child and family nursing desirable.
• Completion of Postgraduate study is preferred but not essential.
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
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.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Elysia Koretz in the Recruitment Team email: Elysia.Koretz@waikatodhb.health.nz
Application closing date: 30 September 2022
Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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