Palliative Care Registered Nurses – Community Team - Arohanui Hospice

Palliative Care Registered Nurses – Community Team

Palliative Care Nurse Educator
May 20, 2023
May 20, 2023

Palliative Care Registered Nurses – Community Team

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Arohanui Hospice is looking for an exceptional Registered Nurse to take on the role of Palliative Care Nurse: community. We value our nurses and hence salaries are at least on par with Te Whatu Ora.  In addition, Arohanui Hospice provides 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 the best patient care.  If you need a little more convincing – we have great coffee and daily morning teas freshly baked on site!  We are an organization where values matter.

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.

The palliative care nurse community role involves working directly with patients, families/whanau who are receiving care from Arohanui Hospice. The role is Monday to Friday in business hours, with rotational weekend’s approx. 1 in 8 weekends after a period of orientation.

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 significant experience in generalist nursing, including community care
  • A post graduate nursing qualification, or willingness to work towards such a qualification
  • Strong commitment and proven ability to liaise and communicate with all member 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

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.

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

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