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Nurse Educator, Primary Health Care (VID: 4352)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 27/05/2018
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, knowledgeable and vibrant person to join our Practice Development Team as a Nurse Educator. The Nurse Educator is a critical player in assuring quality educational experiences that prepare the nursing workforce for a diverse, ever-changing health care environment.

Working as part of a team, the Nurse Educator will work with the Nurse Educator Lead and Primary Health Nurse Leaders to support the primary health integrated service model by enhancing workforce development, learning opportunities and health care delivery for better health gain.
Specifically you will be working with nurses in many roles across a diverse range of services and providers in public health, community and primary health care. You will be responsible for the development and delivery of education and training programmes for these nurses and other health professionals as appropriate. This includes in-service education, seminars, study days, e-Learning and development of educational resources. You need to be able to work autonomously and as part of an interdisciplinary team and have a strong commitment for nursing and primary health care nursing in particular.

If you are a Registered Nurse with significant nursing and teaching experience in primary heath, a post-graduate qualification and Level 4 PDRP, we would love to hear from you.  
For more information please contact Tim Richards Ph: 06 350 9143.
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. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

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

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