Nurse Coordinator Wahine Hapu at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Māori Equity Strategy & Research, Hockin Building, Waikato Hospital
The details: Fixed term - part-time, up to 32 Hours per week (0.8 FTE)
Salary details: as per MECA
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Join new ways of working to address inequities in the health system
- Make a positive difference for pregnant Māori women and those on a cancer care pathway
- Gain experience working within a successful research team
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Whānau Hauora Integrated Response Initiative (WHIRI) is a kaupapa Māori model of care that supports whānau. It involves a collaborative approach that includes hospital services, Iwi, Māori and Pacific providers, community groups and wider primary care.
Your role is a unique opportunity to aid in building trust, improving access to health care and providing substantial health gain for Māori whānau. You will provide specialist nursing care and expertise, and support of other staff, in the management of needs based assessments conducted with patients and their whānau. This programme of work will embrace mātauranga Māori and te ao Māori in order to be effective for our Māori communities and fulfil our Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. This role works across two different research projects funded by the HRC. One with a focus on supporting Māori in the early cancer pathway (Cancer WHIRI); the other supporting Wāhine Hapū (pregnant Māori women) (Collaboration study).
Click here to view the position description.
(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Rangahau team is part of Māori Equity Strategy and Research. Our goals are:
Engaging in Kaupapa Māori research & evaluation
Contributing towards opportunities for funding & scholarships
Support & linking in Māori & Indigenous research and networks
Building workforce development
Developing innovative solutions based on research
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand; inclusive of scope of practice
A current practising certificate with the Nursing Council of New Zealand
Significant nursing experience post-registration
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Interest or experience in maternity and/or cancer care coordination
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.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
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 Amy.Jones2@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 31 March 2023
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:||Contract/Temp Part time|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.