Nurse Specialist – Paediatric Respiratory Services, Starship Child Health

Nurse Specialist – Paediatric Respiratory Services, Starship Child Health

Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)





Nurse Specialist – Paediatric Respiratory Services, Starship Child Health

Details of the offer

Here is an exciting development opportunity for an experienced paediatric nurse currently practicing at the top of their scope and now looking to excel within a senior nursing role at Starship Child Health.
Exciting opportunity within the Paediatric Respiratory team focusing on Cystic Fibrosis
Permanent role, part-time (0.5 FTE) with potential to increase in March 2020

ThePaediatric Respiratory Service at Starship cares for infants, young children and adolescents with disorders of the respiratory system, inclusive of the condition Cystic fibrosis (CF) which affects children of all ages and backgrounds. Our multi-disciplinary department consists of a friendly and hard-working team of nurses, physiologists, physiotherapists, dietitian's, speech and language specialists and administrative staff in addition to the doctors.
We are currently seeking a new team member to join us as a Nurse Specialist in our Respiratory Service to specialise in the care of patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF).
This role is part-time working 20 hours per week to job-share with the current Nurse Specialist - Respiratory, until March 2020 when the role is anticipated to become full time (40 hours per week).
As a Nurse Specialist in this unique role you willbe responsible for providing specialist nursing care and the coordination of care to children and young people within the Starship Respiratory Services. You will collaborate closely with the team amongst inpatient and outpatient settings to specialise and care for our patients with Cystic fibrosis. You will utilise your proven case management and case coordination capabilities to uphold our commitment to excellence in care delivery, whilst providing advice at a national level. Every day you will exercise strong communication skills, outstanding leadership and effective problem solving abilities to effectively manage the wider nursing team.
We welcome applications from registered nurses who are:
Registered with the NZ nursing council and hold a current APC
Experienced paediatric nurses currently working at the top of their scope
Natural leaders with effective communication skills
Compassionate and can show empathy to build strong relationships with whanau

To view a full position description, please click here.
At Starship Child Health we firmly believeour nurses are the heart of our healthcare sectorand offer unrivalled professional opportunities to support their growth, some of these are;
A proud culture of celebration, with many ways of recognising our people such as our nursing and midwifery awards
A unique clinical leadership structure - Having a full time Charge Nurse, Nurse Educator and various nurse specialists on wards, ensuring a supportive and collaborative learning and development environment
Offer comprehensive education programs, both specific to Starship as well as our technical specialties
Exposure to clinical research trials
Free on-site Te Reo Maori classes for staff and their whanau

We hope you will explore this opportunity further by either applying below or you can contact our recruitment consultant Kimiora Nathan on ********** to learn more.
Job Reference: AUC06973
Applications Close: 8 October 2019
Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Children's Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children's Worker as defined by the Act.

Source: Kiwihealthjobs


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