COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Educator
Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui)
6d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

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Whanganui District Health Board (WDHB) is seeking applications for COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Educator

Whanganui Hospital COVID Resurgence 20 hours per week, 12 months fixed term Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.

Ngā Uarātanga Our Values

Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.

Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.

Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.

Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual / whānau choice.

Ko te kaupapa About the role

Are you passionate about staff development? If so, this role may be the one for you.

We are looking for a COVID-19 educator to upskill staff working in COVID-19 workstreams including vaccination (main focus) and testing.

This role works primarily with both the COVID-19 response and vaccination teams to ensure staff are given the training needed for their roles.

You will be responsible for coaching and developing staff working across the WDHB and partners (when required).

It is important that all COVID-19 response and vaccination activities :

  • address equity and our obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
  • meet ethical, clinical, and quality standards;
  • are developed in collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure an integrated response.
  • Ko koe tēnei About you

    The successful candidate will be part of a wider leadership team, including the clinical nurse manager, workforce lead, and vaccination programme and response managers.

    You will have a minimum of three years' experience as a registered health professional and a teaching or preceptorship qualification.

    In addition, you will be a fully authorised vaccinator.

    COVID Vaccination requirements

    Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Whanganui District Health Board you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.

    If you have already been vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.

    If you are not fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to undertake your first vaccination no later than 15 November 2021 and by fully vaccinated, as required by the order, by 1 January 2022.

    Ko wai mātou Who are we Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'.

    We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.

    As part of Whanganui District Health Board's commitment to Whānau Ora, our vision and mission recognises that to achieve healthy communities, all people -regardless of income or social status - need to live in healthy homes and environments where people feel safe, connected, resilient and able to determine their own needs and the needs of their whānau.

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