Maori Health Cancer Coordinator - Senior Nurse at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, 2DHB Wellington/Hutt Valley/Porirua
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Wellington Hospital
Service: Cancer Coordination Team
Contract: Permanent, part time- 20 hours a week (0.5 FTE)
Salary: NZNO MECA Senior Nurse Grade 2 (Formerly Grade 4) Step 1
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
We are seeking an experienced registered nurse or health professional who is passionate about improving the experience for Māori patients with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis of cancer. Working across the Whānau Care and Faster Cancer Treatment (FCT) Teams you will provide proactive co-ordination and optimisation of processes to enable a timely and effective patient journey.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
You will work across the continuum of health care actively interacting with primary, secondary and tertiary services and community agencies to improve health outcomes for Māori. This role will contribute to direct patient care and coordination, mitigating barriers for Māori to engage with services and supporting other team members to undertake culturally responsive care.
We offer opportunities for professional development, to be part of an enthusiastic and supportive team and the opportunity to make a real difference to Māori and whanau affected by cancer.
Moū - About you
- Be an agent for change to achieve greater equity of outcomes for Māori.
- Provide care co-ordination and track patients - journeys.
- Identify barriers or gaps in pathways, seek solutions and intervene as appropriate.
- Provide expert Kaupapa Māori based care and support this framework within the wider team.
- Work with services to build sustained, culturally responsive quality improvements into FCT targets.
Skills & Experience
- A NZ registered health professional with a current APC.
- Significant health care experience and knowledge preferably of cancer care
- A clear understanding of the health needs of Māori.
- Extensive clinical or professional leadership
- Kaupapa Māori and Te Reo skills would be highly desirable
- A developed knowledge of quality improvement and project management
- Demonstrated effective relationships with a wide range of health consumers and personnel.
- Relevant post-graduate qualification or willingness to work towards this.
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Location:||2DHB Wellington/Hutt Valley/Porirua|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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