The WDHB Hospital Palliative Care Service has opportunities coming up for permanent and fixed term Clinical Nurse Specialists part-time roles. We are seeking expressions of interest from experienced specialist palliative care nurses.
The Hospital Palliative Care Team is a consult service, working alongside the lead clinical, nursing and allied health teams across North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. Excellent knowledge and understanding of palliative care, comprehensive assessment and strong interpersonal skills together with the ability to advise and support teams, and provide training and education are key components of this exciting and challenging role. Liaison with community providers is an integral part of the role and essential for patients' smooth transition between primary, secondary and tertiary services.
You will be someone who intuitively knows how to respond to and navigate through a variety of situations. Your communication style needs to be clear, respectful, open and friendly with the confidence and ability to respond to need appropriately and in a timely manner. As the successful candidate you will have proven clinical leadership, initiative, the desire to contribute and mentor, and to be a team player with a strong commitment to patient-centred care.
You will have a minimum of 4-5 years post registration together with experience in specialist palliative care. Recent experience in oncology, haematology, or at the interface of palliative care with related sub-specialties is desirable.
For more information about this position, please contact Rowanne Bridge, Operations Manager on 021 843 587 and for assistance with your application, please contact Ursula Viljoen, Senior Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7246.
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Job number: WDHB8603
Closing date:30 September 2019