Registered Nurse - Special Care Baby Unit
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Whakatane, NZ
5h ago

Registered Nurse - Special Care Baby Unit

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is currently seeking a Registered Nurse to join the team in Whakatānes Special Care Baby Unit.

This is a permanent 0.9 FTE position, working 72 hours per fortnight.

The Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) is a Level 2 unit with 4 cots. We provide short-term high dependency care including CPAP and stabilisation of infants requiring intensive care before transfer to a NICU.

We work closely with whānau to provide excellent care to both mothers and babies.

Kō Matariki is a secondary care unit with approx. 650 births PA. The community we provide care to is a rural and semi-rural area with a 60% Māori population.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team nursing environment which requires organisational and communication skills.

This role will be based in SCBU and will work as part of the Kō Matariki Maternity ward team too. If you are compassionate and have experience working with neonates, then we’d love to hear from you!

Living in the sunniest place in New Zealand isn’t the only reason people have to smile in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Our stunning region offers New Zealand’s recently voted favourite beach, endless other coastlines to ancient forests and is blessed with breath-taking landscapes and rich Māori culture.

We showcase the perfect place to explore a wide range of nature-based pursuits you don’t have to forsake your career either, in fact why not enhance it with a better work-life balance.

At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families / whānau.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

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