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Nurse Specialist, Respiratory

Nurse Specialist – Respiratory, Starship Child Health
• New Zealand’s premier children’s hospital
• Senior Nursing Leadership Opportunity
• Permanent part-time (0.8FTE) – Monday to Friday position!

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

The Respiratory team at Starship Child Health is looking for a Nurse Specialist in a permanent, part time capacity.

The Starship Respiratory Department provides specialist respiratory care for children across New Zealand with complex or severe lung problems, both congenital and acquired. Specialist care is provided in conjunction with a local general paediatric specialist. The Nurse Specialist cares for mokopuna and whanau living with cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis and conditions requiring life support - long term ventilation.

The current vacancy is in the Cystic Fibrosis portfolio. The Nurse Specialist is an expert in assessment skills; diagnostic reasoning, knowledge of management options and monitoring underpin... practice. This role has specialist knowledge of respiratory conditions which is central to the role. Case management and coordination of the patient and their whānau with health professionals and inpatient areas is integral. The Nurse Specialist also provides cover across the other respiratory portfolios.

For all aspects of this role and experience/knowledge required please see the position description.

To know more about the role please contact Helen Waldron, Nurse Unit Manager –Medical, Starship Child Health via

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

To be successful you will:
• Have NZ Nursing Registration with a current Annual Practicing Certificate
• Be legally entitled to work in New Zealand
• Have Postgraduate certificate/diploma in specialty nursing practice
• Have minimum level 4 practice
• Demonstrate knowledge of nursing professional development issues
• Have at least 5 years of nursing experience
• Have a Masters degree in nursing or health related area (Desired)
• Have experience in a Paediatric and/or Respiratory setting (Desired)

Ko wai mātou | Who are we

Te Toka Tumai Auckland is part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s National Health Service. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre, providing family centred care to neonates, children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Starship is a part of Te Toka Tumai Auckland and is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in New Zealand serving a population of approximately 1 million children. Auckland City Hospital is NZ’s largest public tertiary hospital which has strong ties with University of Auckland and provides extensive teaching and training opportunities.

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
• A unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting
• An opportunity to grow both as a person and as a professional
• Continuing Professional Development entitlement
• Financial recognition of senior nursing levels as per nationally-agreed multi-employer collective agreements

For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role and attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.

If you have any accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anél Foord, Recruitment Consultant at ADHB21145 to discuss how we can best support your application.

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