Specialty Clinical Nurse
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Whakatane, New Zealand
19d ago

Bay of Plenty District Health Board 0.5 FTE (40 hours per fortnight) We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse with a passion for working in partnership with patients to navigate their cancer journey.

In this role you will demonstrate compassion and effective coordination of patients with high suspicion of cancer from referral through to initiation of first treatment.

You will partner with Clinical Nurse Specialists and other health professionals to ensure safe and evidence-based delivery of care for patients and families.

The Specialty Clinical Nurse coordinates the patient journey within the Faster Cancer Treatment Pathway utilising a model of patient and family / whanau centered care.

The focus of the role is :

  • Meeting the timeframes within Faster Cancer Treatment Pathways to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment decision making to optimise treatment outcomes.
  • Provides support and knowledge to patients and families / whanau to assist them in understanding and participating in treatment choices and ongoing health care needs.
  • Our vision is Healthy, thriving communities, Kia Momoho Te Hāpori ōranga and we understand that our people are the key to this.

    At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion,All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything wedo. We use values-

    based recruitment tohelp us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positivedifference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and theirfamilies / whānau.

    For more informationabout our values and working at BOPDHB, please visit our website www.bopdhb.govt.nz

    All positions at the BOPDHB aresubject to safety checks; in addition the candidate may be required to supplyevidence of Transmissible Disease Immunity at their own cost.

    This is classified as achildren’s worker role, therefore subject to the safety check

    requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014

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