REGISTERED NURSES -
Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....
at MidCentral District Health Board!
MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
We are seeking applications for a 1.0 FTE Charge Nurse, Regional Cancer Treatment Service, Outpatients.
We invite you to join our Cancer Nursing team.
Cancer nursing in this setting is centred on patient focused nursing care and support, enhancing the coordination, continuity and collaboration of the multi-disciplinary team within the Regional Cancer Treatment Service (RCTS).
The RCTS Outpatient Charge Nurse is responsible for the Oncology Day Unit and outpatient clinics for the specialties of Clinical Haematology, Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology.
This role is central to the coordination of patients receiving outpatient chemotherapy and supportive treatment and works closely with the Charge Nurse, Ward 23 to ensure coordinated patient flow across the service.
The role is responsible for the organisation and monitoring of patient focused cancer nursing care, taking responsibility for:
- Overseeing the booking of patients within expected timeframes
- Day to day coordination of staff and patient flow across clinics and the oncology day unit
- The management of complex patients and acute/unplanned clinical situations
- Assist with the management of patient complaints / concerns
- Participating in development opportunities that enhance the RCTS outpatient experience, operation and efficiency.
You will be expected to have, or work towards CVAD certification and chemotherapy administration competence within the first six months of employment – full support will be given to achieve this
Nurses with advanced patient assessment skills, proven leadership, quality improvement experience, excellent communication skills and computer knowledge, and who enjoy working in a supportive, team environment are invited to apply.
The successful nurse is expected to have or be working towards Expert Level PDRP and have a Post-graduate qualification or be willing to work towards this within a specified timeframe.
If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity to expand your nursing leadership experience within a supportive environment, you are welcome to contact Helen Manoharan
, Nursing Recruitment Consultant on ph 06 3508723.
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.