Clinical Nurse Specialist - Adult Regional Team at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Regional Diabetes Service – Adult Regional Team
The details: Fixed term 12 months - 1.0 FTE, Monday - Friday 0800 - 1630
Salary details: NZNO Nursing and Midwife MECA
Be part of the national transformation in Health
Advance your career
Run nurse-led clinics for people predominantly with Type 1 Diabetes
Provide patient education and support
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate nurse to work alongside experienced senior clinicians in the Diabetes service, running nurse-led clinics for people predominately with Type 1 diabetes. Ideally, you will have some experience with patients on insulin therapies using multi-dose injection regimens and insulin pump therapy. This is a fixed term position covering parental leave for 12 months.
As part of this position, you will be required to provide education to patients and health care professionals both internal and external to the organisation. The position may also require you to be part of the duty nurse and the on call roster providing support to patients within our service. The position can be based at the Waikato Regional Diabetes Service in Hamilton or in Te Kuiti, it will involve some travel to the community clinics.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Waikato’s Regional Diabetes Service is made up of around 60 clinical and non-clinical team members and operates from our Clarence Street clinic in Hamilton. The service includes Adults with Type 1 Diabetes, Adult Weight management services, Diabetes in Pregnancy services, Youth and Young Adult services and an Insulin Pump team in addition to an inpatients team. We have a multi-disciplinary team-providing medical, nursing, podiatry and dietetic support to the patients within our service.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Registered nurse with current New Zealand practicing certificate and a minimum of 5 years relevant medical clinical experience
Have completed a minimum of Post Graduate Diploma in relevant area
Experience in working with patients with Type 1 & Type 2 diabetes
Experience in working with insulin pump therapy
A current full drivers licence is essential
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.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres.
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 Cailtin.Oldman@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.
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