Māori Clinical Nurse Specialist - Diabetes

Waitematā District Health Board

  • Auckland

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, Rangatira ma, tenei te panui ake i tenei Turanga, kua tu wātea mai hei kaimahi Māori mo Waitematā DHB. Tona taitara he: Clinical Nurse Specialist – Māori Diabetes

Ko wai mātou:  Who we are

At the heart of Waitemata DHB is our promise of ‘best care for everyone’. This promise statement is the articulation of our three-fold purpose to:

1.       promote wellness,

2.       prevent, cure and ameliorate ill health and

3.       relieve the suffering of those entrusted to our care.

At the heart of our values is the need for all of us to reflect on the intrinsic dignity of every single person that enters our care. It is a privilege to be able to care for patients, whānau and our community, a privilege that is sometimes overlooked in our day to day work.

Our standards and behaviours serve as a reminder to us all about how we are with our patients and with each other.  Waitematā DHB acknowledge the way we plan and make decisions and deliver services every day is based on our values of Orā ki te Katoa (everyone matters); Aroha Pūmau (with compassion); Mauā kia Tinā (better, best, brilliant) and Rāranga Tahi (connected). 

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate care of a defined caseload of Māori and other patients with diabetes and support

·         Using Māori  models of care based on manaakitanga, whānaugatanga and aroha

·         advanced nursing specialist diabetes knowledge and expertise to provide and support needs across the community inpatient continuum

·         To work with the diabetes nursing team to support their care of Māori  patients so they experience culturally safe pathway of care

·         Facilitate and coordinate with primary care, NGOs and iwi so that Māori people receive the best care possible

Ngā He korero mōu: What we are looking for

Experience in:

·         Managing patients with diabetes and complex health needs (preferred)

·         Strong skills and experience in the use of Te Reo Māori me Ōna Tikanga in health settings.

·         Proven experience in working with tangata mauiui and their whānau and has the ability to understand complex whānau dynamics.

If this sounds like you or is a journey you are passionate about taking your Nursing career please contact us and apply online. 

To view a copy of the Position Description click here

For any queries regarding the role please contact Lisa Sparks 021 195 3937 or lisa.sparks@waitematadhb.govt.nz.

For queries regarding recruitment please contact Charlene Macrae, Māori Workforce Recruitment consultant, 09 443 9030

Job Number:  WDHB11041

Job closes:  23 May 2021

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