Maori Education Fellow 1.0 FTE at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
2023 Training Year - January 2023
We are seeking a PGY3+ with an interest in equity, Māori Ora and kaupapa Māori education to rotate through this exciting new 1.0 FTE role made up of 0.5 FTE Māori Education Fellow and 0.5 FTE clinical component allocated to a service (by agreement at appointment).
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as tangata whenua as the highest priority.
The aim of this role is to address health inequities for Māori in Northland, aiming for workforce population parity for Māori. It focuses on improving the experience and cultural support for the medical workforce pipeline of: Medical student/Intern/RMO/SMO or GP, with a particular focus on interns.
Job Description outline for the 0.5 FTE Māori Education Fellow component:
- Assist the Te Whatu Ora Northern Region Medical Education fellows in applying for funding and co-designing a six-monthly kaupapa Māori education day
- Liaise with the Medical Education team, Te Poutokomanawa and interns
- Liaise with Māori GPs/rural doctors/SMOs/Registrars to invite them to teach and/or attend house officer teaching
- Liaise with and link with Te Whatu Ora Health NZ - Northern education fellows
- Organise teaching programme, venue and speakers in collaboration with the Medical Education Programme Coordinator
- Aid the education team to embed Māori Ora and cultural safety within the intern formal protected teaching programme
- Assist the education and clinical teams in providing a culturally safe, supportive environment where Māori doctors are able to thrive
- Support and grow interns' ability to assert their Māoritanga in a hospital setting
- To assist the RMO Unit and Human Resources department to create formalised, flexible processes for Māori interns who may have additional cultural obligations, to enable those obligations to be met
- Assist the Medical Education team to collect feedback and measure the impact of the programme and continuously improve
- Help organise wellbeing initiatives, such as quarterly noho.
The goal is a holistic, kaupapa Māori programme designed and led by Māori for Māori students/interns/RMOs with the support and coordination of Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau's Intern Governance Group, Medical Education Programme Coordinator, RMO Unit, Te Poutokomanawa (Māori Health Directorate), Māori SMOs, Primary care, GPs, Rural and community doctors.
From study support and professional development, through to growing new services and facilities, the future at Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is bright. Here, you'll be doing what matters to your career, all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.
Whangarei Hospital is the largest hospital in Northland, providing secondary care services for the region, supported by three rural hospitals. Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 194,000. It is a popular place to work and our case mix is one of the more varied and challenging in New Zealand. As a region Northland is renowned for its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle. There are great surf beaches and beautiful harbours and bays for sailing, kite surfing and windsurfing. It is also a top spot for fishing and diving with easy access to the world famous Poor Knights Marine reserve. There are also many beautiful forests and stunning hills to explore and climb.
Before applying you must have either general registration or be eligible for registration with the New Zealand Medical Council (www.mcnz.org.nz). Check if you're eligible here: http://www.mcnz.org/get-registered/registration-self-assessment-tool/
A career with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hiranga) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Please provide three written references upon applying for this position, the reference template is attached.
For further information, please email RMO.Unit@northlanddhb.org.nz or visit our website www.northlanddhb.org.nz
Vacancy No: RS22-004
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||RP6- International RMO Reference Form.pdf (PDF, 430KB)
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