Registered Nurse - Paediatric Medical Specialties including renal, gastro and respiratory
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
1d ago

The Medical Specialties ward at Starship Hospital provides nurses with an opportunity to deliver care across a number of clinical specialties including :

  • Renal
  • Gastroenterology
  • Respiratory
  • This role offers a unique opportunity for a child health registered nurse to develop their professional portfolio and clinical skills across a number of complex and often long term patients from neonates through to children up to the age of sixteen.

    In Ward 26b we care for children under our national intestinal failure service, our paediatric hemodialysis service as well as children undergoing kidney and liver transplants.

    We also provide tertiary and quaternary care for children requiring sleep medicine and long term ventilator support.

    Our children come from across New Zealand and the Pacific Islands providing a unique dynamic the requires not only technical expertise, but a holistic approach to the delivery of care and true multidisciplinary collaboration to ensure that children and their whānau receive care that is reflective of their individual needs.

  • Nurses are an integral part of our Starship Child Health clinical team and are fully supported and acknowledged through a number of professional opportunities that support professional growth, and acknowledge the nursing contribution within child health, these include;
  • A culture of celebration and recognition with our nursing and midwifery awards at the forefront of this
  • A clinical leadership structure that with full time Charge Nurses, Nurse Educators and Nurse Specialists
  • Nursing structure that offers greater opportunities to develop into leadership roles
  • Comprehensive education programs, both specific to Starship as well as our technical specialties
  • Free on-site Te Reo Māori classes for staff and their whānau
  • We welcome applications from registered nurses who :

  • Share our values and commitment to clinical excellence
  • Can demonstrate compassion and empathy and build strong relationships with children and their whānau
  • Have experience within the child health or experience within renal, gastro or respiratory and want to work in a child health setting
  • We hope you will explore this opportunity further by either applying below or you can contact our recruitment consultant, Kimiora Nathan on KimioraN to learn more

    Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.

    This position is a Core Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

    Auckland DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve. We welcome and respect people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions.

    This position is a Core Children's worker under the VCA & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts

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