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Kaiwhakaako Tapuhi Nurse Educator, Integrated Community Nursing (VID: 6567)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 11/12/2022
​MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria. 
An exciting opportunity exists for a Registered Nurse with community nursing experience to join our team as a Nurse Educator. The ideal candidate will have at least three years nursing experience in primary, community and/or public health.  The successful applicant will provide structured clinical education and training to develop expertise, enhance client, whānau and community outcomes and ensure safe nursing care standards are maintained. Knowledge and practice application of tikanga and mātauranga Māori will be beneficial.
 Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
You will be based with Ngā Manu Teka Practice Development Unit, in partnership with Uru Kiriora Communities, Localities and Commissioning. You will report to the Kaiwhakahaere Kaiwhakaako Tapuhi Nurse Educator Lead and work alongside other senior nurses and educators. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.
 Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
Central to this role are our clinical teams so needless to say you’ll enjoy engaging with people, creating and maintaining relationships, and have the ability and enthusiasm to get people engaged when it comes to education. You must be a NZ Registered Nurse with a current Practising Certificate, a highly skilled communicator, exemplify lifelong learning and have experience in teaching.
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
The Nurse Educator will be vital in assuring quality educational experiences that prepare the nursing workforce for a diverse, ever-changing health care environment. It provides a unique opportunity to make a real difference in the care our community receives.
This is permanent part-time (0.7 FTE) position working set hours between the hours of 7am - 7pm.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For more information, please contact our Ngā Manu Teka/Practice Development Kaiwhakahaere Kaiwhakaako Tapuhi Nurse Educator Lead, Tim Richards

 MidCentral 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 Childrens 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 Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

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Palmerston North 4442

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