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 a Nurse Practitioner join our Arohnaui Hospice team 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 have an exciting new opportunity available for someone to join our team as Nurse Practitioner.
We welcome applicants that are:
- A Nurse Practitioner with palliative care experience
- A Nurse Practitioner in another practice area but would like to further your interest in the palliative care field
Arohanui Hospice has an inpatient unit and an expanding community team. We work with an interdisciplinary model of care, ensuring timely, equitable, holistic palliative care of the highest quality.
This Nurse Practitioner role further extends our advanced clinical expertise and leadership primarily across the community setting, and is pivotal to supporting the Interdisciplinary team. This is an opportunity to use your skills, knowledge and passion to further refine and develop palliative care in our region. The nurse practitioner will be essential in providing leadership, and mentoring of the nursing team and of other nurse practitioners, and future nurse practitioner interns. Our aim is to be fit for future; and develop a nurse led service. If you have a passion to be part of our Specialist Palliative Care Interdisciplinary team you will need the following skills:
- Work autonomously and collaboratively in clinical partnership with individuals, families/whānau, medical staff, and other health professionals across a range of settings.
- Have exceptional relationship building experience, and value all members of the team, including external stakeholders such as ARC providers, St Johns Ambulance, Hospital specialist services and primary health care serviced
- To be part of a 24/7 on call service on a rostered and rotational basis to all Arohanui Hospice patients, with the primary component of the role being community-focused.
- To provide specialist nurse practitioner support and training/teaching to staff, patients, whānau and external partners as required.
- Experience in palliative care and/or significant experience in general practice, or other speciality practice area
- Ability to cope under pressure and use own initiative when required in a flexible and changing environment
- A knowledge and commitment to continuous quality improvement
- IT literate and experience of digital patient management systems
- A full clean driver’s license
Why join Arohanui Hospice?
You will be a part of an organisation who puts people first, has a vision for the future and strives toward excellence in everything they do and if you are passionate about providing quality care for people with life-limiting conditions, contact us.
Arohanui Hospice actively seek Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.