Inpatient Unit – Registered Nurse 0.8 - Arohanui Hospice

Inpatient Unit – Registered Nurse 0.8

Education Administrator – 0.8 Fte
September 4, 2023

Inpatient Unit – Registered Nurse 0.8

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Do You Love Palliative Care?

Want To Work In An Exceptional Organisation?

Arohanui Hospice are looking for exceptional Registered Nurses to join our team.  In addition, Arohanui Hospice provide excellent working conditions, support for professional development including payments for PDRP, and opportunities for career progression.  We are committed to staffing levels that are safe and ensure best patient care.  There is support from senior managers on call at weekends and a doctor and pharmacist on call 24/7 for advice.   Arohanui Hospice supports a healthy work life balance with well-designed and considered rostering.  If you need a little more convincing – we have great coffee and daily morning teas freshly baked on site!

Arohanui Hospice provides specialist palliative care for patients living with life limiting illnesses and support for their families/whanau; within the Manawatu, Tararua, Horowhenua and Rangitikei/Taihape regions.  We seek an experienced Registered Nurse (RN) to provide nursing care to the terminally ill, and support to their families/ whānau.

Patients, families, and whānau are at the centre of everything we do.  We are committed to honest, transparent, and visible processes that reflect our core values, and staff and volunteers are our most valuable assets.

We currently have permanent nursing positions available for our inpatient unit at 0.8 FTE

  • Our inpatient nursing team members work rostered and rotating shifts including nights and weekends over a seven day period

If you have a passion to be part of our Specialist Palliative Care Interdisciplinary team and have the following skills:

  • Experience in palliative care and/or significant experience in generalist nursing
  • A commitment to undertaking post graduate nursing education, or willingness to work towards such a qualification
  • Strong commitment and proven ability to liaise and communicate with all members of a wider health provider team to maximize patient outcomes
  • A proven record of sound clinical decision making and excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to cope under pressure and use own initiative when required in a flexible and changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A knowledge and commitment to continuous quality improvement
  • IT literate and experience of digital patient management systems
  • A full clean driver’s license
  • An understanding and appreciation of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the impact on individual, and whānau health outcomes

What we offer:

At Arohanui Hospice we are fully committed to providing ongoing professional development opportunities for all staff.  We pride ourselves on having a fun, friendly and supportive team environment and excellent working conditions.  Staff wellness is important for Arohanui Hospice, we have an active staff wellness committee and access to an Employee Assistance Programme.  First impressions are important, so on starting with Arohanui you will be supported with a comprehensive orientation programme.  Coupled with maintaining the highest standards of clinical practice we offer a competitive remuneration package, free onsite parking and funded professional supervision.

The Arohanui way

  • Our Kaupapa: To ensure all people with life limiting conditions live well and die well irrespective of their condition or care setting.
  • Our Vision: We are a centre of excellence – We lead the provision of an integrated specialist palliative care service and support generalist palliative care services across our region.  Our care is reciprocated, our community care for us as we are for them, Aroha mai, aroha atu

Our core values:

  • Rangatiratanga – Know the way, show the way. We each lead by example
  • Whanaungatanga – Together we are more. We are connected by a powerful common purpose, enriched by each other, and bound by mutual respect for our cause
  • Manaakitanga – The power of human kindness. We are thoughtful and responsive. We operate with integrity in our dealings with others
  • Kaitiakitanga – We are all part of a legacy. We have been entrusted with the wellbeing of our service and we are honour-bound to protect it and prepare it for the future
  • We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve. Arohanui Hospice actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

To Apply

Our applications process may include interviews, job testing, reference checks and pre-employment screening.  If you have what it takes and are ready to step into a dynamic team environment in and organisation that’s at the heart of the community, then don’t hesitate, apply now!

Applications will remain open until positions are filled, please apply ASAP. Applications should be sent by email with an application form.

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