Nurse Practitioner - Wound Care
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, Waikato
3d ago

Job Description

  • Nurse Practitioner - Wound Care (WAI19039)Nurse Practitioner - Wound Care : WAI19039
  • Where you’ll be working : Nurse Practitioner Wound Care Waikato Hospital

    The details : Initially 0.9 -1 FTE

    About the role :

    Are you a Nurse practitioner motivated, passionate and interested in supporting the health and wellbeing of people living with age related and long term conditions?

    The initial contact is made through referral from District Nursing and other community teams, primary care, inpatient areas, and aged care often related to challenges with wound healing or skin integrity issues.

    The successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to work in a team, provide professional leadership, and support innovative service development so we continue to better meet the needs of our population.

    As an NP you will have :

  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of New Zealand
  • Experience managing age related and long term conditions (community / primary or acute)
  • A desire to be part of a team that will continue help develop a service to better meet the needs of the Waikato
  • New Zealand residency or citizenship
  • Full drivers licence
  • What we offer :

  • Supportive nurse led work environment, working alongside a team of CNS’
  • Mentoring, clinical and professional support from another Nurse Practitioner
  • Opportunity to work across services and community providers with strong links to specialist services
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • COVID-19 :

    The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy.

    The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

    Why us :

    The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.

    We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

    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.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

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