Clinical Nurse Specialist - Colorectal Cancer Service
Waikato District Health Board
Waikato, New Zealand
5d ago
source : Findojobs

Where you'll be working : Waikato Hospital - Colorectal Cancer Service The details : Permanent - 40 hours per week An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to provide support and expertise to our patients with a diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer.

About the role : This role requires the successful applicant to have an understanding of both the surgical and oncological pathway of these patients as they transition through our health care system.

You will often be the single point of contact, and are required to assist patients, and their whanau, as they navigate through the health system.

In this role you will also support and develop quality initiatives that improve care and outcomes. You will be required to demonstrate leadership, and provide education and support to the wider health team.

You will also be required to support the implementation of local and national initiatives. The successful candidate will be required to develop strong relationships within Waikato DHB and in our community.

  • You will be working within a strong supportive surgical and oncology team. Required skills & experience : At least 5 years' experience and an RN and a current annual practicing certificate;
  • PDRP - at proficient level and / or above; Completion of post graduate study; Adaptability and the ability to learn; Evidence of the ability to work independently;
  • Initiative development and change management experience; Experience in a leadership role would be an advantage. Why us : Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres.

    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 Maori communities.

    Your application : Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email.

    For any queries about the role please contact Georgia Parker in the Recruitment Team at . Application closing date : 22 November 2019 Values Theme "People at Heart" -

    Te iwi Ngakaunui Give and earn respect - Whakamana Listen to me; talk to me - Whakarongo Fair play - Mauri Pai Growing the good -

    Whakapakari Stronger together - Kotahitanga

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