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Registered Nurse, P2A Programme (VID: 4901)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 21/07/2019

Have it all with a great career and lifestyle....
at MidCentral District Health Board!

(Scope of Practice – Registered Nurse) 

P2A Programme - Paediatric to Adult Transition
We are looking for a highly motivated registered nurses to work 0.5 FTE in a new and exciting programme that will support transition of young people in the Paediatric Services to the Adult Services across all specialities within MidCentral DHB and General Practice teams.
This will be a key role in engaging with adolescent patients to develop greater self-management skills and increased knowledge of their healthcare, along with the provision of general support and guidance during the transition process.

The RN P2A programme will work closely with all members of the Paediatric Service team to develop the service, support and empower young people on the transition pathway, provide ongoing education for staff, form strong relationships across the Adult Specialty teams and General Practice teams.

Looking for registered nurses preferably with
  • Some experience in youth mentoring or leadership roles
  • Knowledge of the interface between paediatric and adult services and General Practice teams and be able to work alongside colleagues in adult services to ensure best outcomes for the young person
  • Professional portfolio at level 3
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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