Associate Charge Nurse Manager - Oncology Outpatients at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Hospital, Oncology Outpatients
The details: Permanent, Full time - 80 hours per fortnight
Be part of the national transformation in Health
Are you inspired working with people and have that genuine heart in improving people’s health and lives?
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to provide strong leadership within our Oncology Outpatients Department. Oncology OPD provides treatment and supportive cares for our Cancer Services Outpatient population. There are three outpatient sub specialities within our outpatient service, including haematology, medical oncology and radiation oncology.
You will be required to demonstrate strong leadership skills and support the implementation of local, regional and national initiatives. The role requires the appointee to take responsibility for the safe and effective management of resources and ensure the delivery of excellent patient services.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Te Whatu Ora – Waikato’s chemotherapy day stay is a busy outpatient clinic consisting of 25 chairs and caters for oncology and haematology outpatients requiring a variety of clinical procedures including chemotherapy administration, blood transfusions, and various diagnostic and palliative procedures.
The oncology clinic area involves co-ordination of nursing care for all patients attending outpatient clinics for concurrent treatment (receiving both radiotherapy and chemotherapy) and also for patients on both short- and long-term follow up. There is a strong focus on patient education and advocacy within both areas.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Minimum of 5 years post registration experience, with a Post Graduate qualification and PDRP at proficient or above
Chemotherapy and CVAD certification preferred
Oncology Outpatient experience preferred
Proven leadership skills
Demonstrates highly effective communication skills, is confident and has the ability to negotiate
Demonstrates experience in embracing change and has led quality service improvements
Demonstrates commitment to a customer focused service delivery
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. 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. 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.
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 Shivani.Kulkarni@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 1 December 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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