Clinical Nurse Specialist - Respiratory/Lung Cancer (Māori)
Northland District Health Board (Whangarei)
Whangarei, North Island
1d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

About this role

  • Driving health equity for our community and for Māori is why we do what we do. Across our diverse backgrounds and skillsets, we respect and support each other 100% in creating a healthier TeTai Tokerau;
  • and trust one another to discover innovative ways to action real change in the region we love.

    Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

    Achieving the best health outcomes for our patients starts with expecting the best from ourselves, and right now Northland DHB is looking for an exceptional Senior Nurse to join the team at Whangarei Hospital.

    In this role, you will utilise your specialist nursing knowledge and skills to provide patient focused care and coordination within a multidisciplinary setting for Māori patients and whanau.

    You will support the SMO team in prioritising high risk ethnicities such as Māori and Pacific patients to receive expedited care and provide expert clinical advice, information and education to patients, families / whanau and staff about maintaining a Māori centric approach to patient care.

    You will hold a current practicing certificate and ideally have at least 3 years' experience in respiratory / lung cancer nursing and hold a relevant post graduate diploma.

    Orientation and full training will be provided.

    A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer.

    You really can enjoy the best of both.

    Our people live our Values :

    Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

    Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

    Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

    Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

    Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

    Vacancy No : NS21-187

    Closes : 26 October 2021

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