Wellkiwis Research Nurse
Hutt Valley District Health Board
Upper Hutt, NZ
18h ago

WellKiwis Research Nurse (1.0 FTE Fixed Term for 12 months)

Kia ora Talofa Kia Orana Malo E Lelei

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

Regional Public Health (RPH) is one of the three larger public health units in New Zealand and as such often takes on a national leadership role.

RPH provides public health services to the greater Wellington region, including Wairarapa (population of approximately 463,000).

There are a wide range of roles in the organisation : health protection officers, public healthy physicians, medical officers, public health advisors, public health analysts, public health nurses, vision and hearing technicians, management, administration, communications and information systems.

RPH is one of the lead organisation responding to COVID-19 in the Greater Wellington Region. Our approach aims to improve public health responsiveness for Māori and Pasifika by using a values and rights based approach to COVID-19 case management and contact tracing, with a key focus on manaaki and well-being needs to help minimise the spread of COVID-19.

Moū About you

Regional Public Health (RPH) has an exciting fixed term 1 year opportunity within Hutt Valley DHB to participate in a clinical research team, supported by Regional Public Health and the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR).

The WellKiwis research team are made up of experienced Public health nurses, and phlebotomists and administrative support.

RPH have successfully participated in the research studies since 2018, further information can be found at www.wellkiwis.co.nz or in the JD.

This research is funded by the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) and St. Jude Children’s Hospital USA www.

stjude.org / research / initiatives / influenza-research-surveillance.html. The research programme is based at the National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease, Upper Hutt.

Skills & Experience

  • New Zealand Registered Nurse with current practicing certificate
  • Effective self-management, ability to work autonomously and take direction
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent with use of technology and sound computer skills
  • Comfortable working in unusual or complex environments
  • Flexible and solution focused approach to achieving research goals when faced with challenging circumstances and environments
  • Have a full drivers licence, and geographical knowledge of the greater Wellington region
  • Enjoy talking with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Phlebotomy experience (ideally comfortable with a range of ages)
  • Experience in triaging / phone nursing, emergency department, paediatric, practice nursing an advantage.
  • Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

    Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email recruitment ccdhb.

    org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

    We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).

    We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

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    By joining together we will succeed


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