Nurse Practitioner – Taumarunui

  • Permanent
  • Waikato

Website Waikato District Health Board

Southern Rural Health Services

Fulltime, permanent

Job Number: WAI07493

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Nurse Practitioner role based in the Southern Rural Health Service – Taumarunui. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a nurse led response to the health needs of the Taumarunui community.

Based at Taumarunui hospital, this is a key a new rural health model designed to connect consumers to the right health services to meet their needs. The new model includes developing nurse led services, working in partnership with rural hospital specialists, general practice and other health and social sector stakeholders.

This role will develop nurse led services that assess, plan, and deliver care to those patients with long term conditions and acute care needs. A key component will be to facilitate links between acute and primary care for this group of patients.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Hold a current New Zealand Annual Practising Certificate
  • Be innovative and passionate, with effective communication skills
  • Build strong relationships across disciplines to improve health outcomes

It is integral to the effective development and ongoing success of this service that this person is a proven leader with the ability to work independently and as part of a team; to be innovative, to improve health care and implement quality improvement initiatives.

For more information and to apply, please visit the Waikato DHB website

Closing Date: 9 October 2018

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