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Fracture Liaison Coordinator (Allied Health Practitioner/Fracture Liaison Nurse) (VID: 6342)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Temporary/Fulltime
Close Date: 7/07/2022

To comply with the current Health Order MidCentral DHB requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated (and boosted as applicable) against COVID-19. We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.to reflect the community we serve.

(Scope of Practice: Advanced Allied Health Professional/Specialty Clinic Nurse)
 
Please note the Specialty Clinic Nurse job description consists of two parts. Click here for part two, and here for part one.
 
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a practitioner with minimum 5 years post registration and relevant clinical experience to provide coordination of the Fracture Liaison Service. The Fracture Liaison Coordinator has a key role in the delivery of care and service development of a secondary fracture prevention programme. This includes the provision of specialist clinical experience, in patient care and the support of other members of the multi-disciplinary team, to ensure a fracture risk assessment and treatment (where appropriate) is delivered to all individuals with fragility fractures.
 
This is a 1.0 FTE fixed term position and is expected to conclude 28 June 2024.
 
This position would suit either a registered nurse or registered allied health professional.  Applicants will need to have a current annual practicing certificate. A current driver’s licence is essential.
 

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. 

 

 
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
 
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
 
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
 
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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