Registered Nurse – Older People's Health

Auckland District Health Board

  • Auckland
  • Support the health and hauora of our ageing population
  • Join our team which aims to improve experiences of our patients
  • Influence and help shape the future health system within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland ADHB.

Our organisation 

He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.

What is the most important thing in this world, I would say it is people, it is people, it is people.

Here at Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB, our kaimahi | staff are the key to our success, and we aim to have a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and our commitment to the Tiriti o Waitangi; this is important to us. It’s important to our patients, community, whānau and families—seeing others with similar backgrounds ensures they know they can be their authentic selves when they connect with us at Te Toka Tumai and be supported.

In return for your contribution, you’ll join a team that values the diversity of thought, backgrounds and experiences that we all uniquely bring and are an advocate for supporting hauora | well-being and see you action meaningful change within Te Toka Tumai.

Opportunity 

There's never been a better time to join us at Te Toka Tumai as we open an Acute Care Elderly (ACE) service and are developing a dedicated hip fracture pathway that will be open in 2022. This will help to improve patient experiences and to support our ageing population within Aotearoa.

Our nurses, and kaimahi colleagues, are the heartbeat of our organisation. There are certain qualities in a nurse that you just can't teach. Its dedication to the role and care of our kaumātua, kuia and people.

For us, it's not just about treating patients; it's about the manaakitanga | care of our communities, providing and improving the quality of life for our whānau, families and communities to live independently, happier and healthier lives.

Important Skills

We are looking for Nurses who recognise, like us, that the world of medicine and health is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy; to ensure our whānau, families, and communities thrive; and are committed to achieving equitable outcomes for Māori Health. We need Nurses to help us support our people within our new Acute Care Elderly (ACE).

  • A commitment to biculturalism
  • A commitment to achieving equitable outcomes for Māori
  • Hold a RGN; RGON; RPN; RCpN with or without BN or BHSc (Nursing)
  • Hold a current NZ Nursing Council Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application to improving health outcomes for whānau Māori

For further details, please refer to the position description here.

Why you will enjoy working here

At Te Toka Tumai, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow, develop and have a meaningful career. There are no limits to your potential here. Whether it's workplace safety or work/life balance, we understand there's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to hauora | well-being, which is why we have a range of initiatives to look after the varying needs of our kaimahi. In addition, we can offer the following:

  • Comprehensive induction and education programme to enhance your knowledge and skill with a focus on acute medical conditions commonly seen in our ageing patients with frailty
  • As New Zealand's largest teaching hospital, we can provide a range of development and training opportunities that align with your career aspirations and help you succeed in our new Acute Care Elderly (ACE).
  • Pre- and post-operative care training of patients with a hip fracture
  • Relocation support to Auckland
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Confidential support year-round

For more information on what we offer, please click here.

We will support you with your visa requirements.

Apply now at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz quoting job title and reference number AUC12852. Please attach a Cover Letter and your latest CV.

If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Pieter Erasmus, Recruitment Consultant at perasmus@adhb.govt.nz. or Ph 09 638-0401 to discuss how we can best support your application.

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