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Kaiwhakaako Tapuhi Nurse Educator, STAR 4 Older Rehabilitation (VID: 6568)

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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. 
STAR 4 Older Rehabilitation
  • Great career opportunity for a highly motivated and highly skilled Registered Nurse
  • Facilitate both practical and theoretical learning that meets the educational needs of nursing staff
  • Opportunity to lead and coordinate exciting projects within the service
  • Provide leadership in safe clinical practice and person and whānau centred care
  • Permanent 0.2 FTE position.
 Nga mohiohio e pa ana ki tenei mahi (About this position)
The Kaiwhakaako Tapuhi Nurse Educator will be part of an inclusive and diverse pro-equity workplace. The Kaiwhakaako Tapuhi Nurse Educator will have service-based responsibilities.
 Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
You will be based within the Ngā Manu Teka Practice Development Unit, reporting to the Kaiwhakahaere Kaiwhakaako Tapuhi Nurse Educator Lead and working 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 acute medical nursing within the older adult context.
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
The role provides an exciting opportunity to be involved in designing, implementing, evaluating and revising continuing education programmes.
The Nurse Educator will be a 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 (0.2 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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Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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