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RURAL REGISTRAR

Rural Registrar applications are open for 2023. You will be joining a recognised Māori health provider and established centre of learning. This is a fantastic opportunity to broaden your skillset through exposure to a wide variety of presentations working within a close-knit, supportive team. Our service combines comprehensive primary care with an extension to inpatient management in our rural hospital which provides primary / secondary interface, and 24/7 emergency care including participation in the on-call roster as well as rehabilitation and palliative care. We have 10 acute beds, 10 continuing care long stay, maternity, X Ray unit, as well as outpatients and community allied health services.

Our setting works well for Rural Hospital – level 2 and Rural General Practice runs to be carried out in tandem over a 12-month placement. Accommodation within walking distance to the Hospital is provided.

For more information, or to submit an application send a cover letter and CV to Natalie Stevens in Human Resources.

WHĀNAU ORA KAITOROTORO (NAVIGATOR)

We have a rewarding opportunity for a Whānau Ora Kaitorotoro (Navigator) to join our team working closely with whānau across the Hokianga. This is a full time, permanent position as part of a network of of Whānau Ora Navigators in Tai Tokerau focused on engaging with clients and their whānau. The purpose of this role is to provide coordination and/or facilitating activities, services and opportunities to support whānau to become self-managing and take responsibility for their health, economic, cultural, social development and wellbeing.

Whānau Ora is a culturally-based and whānau-centred approach to wellbeing focused on whānau (family group) as a whole, that builds on the strengths and capabilities of whānau, and wrapping the necessary services and support around them to get better outcomes and create positive changes.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about working with whānau, building relationships and working closely with communities utilizing the principles of Whānau Ora. Previous experience with whānau and community engagement is required including developing partnerships and relationships and supporting individuals to set and achieve goals. Knowledge of local community networks, agencies and support services would be an advantage along with the ability to uphold and apply local tikanga and a kaupapa Māori approach. A NZ diploma in Whānau Ora is desireable, or a willingness to study towards this diploma.

A full drivers licence and full COVID-19 vaccination status is required, with the ability to pass a police background check.

View the Whānau Ora Kaitorotoro (Navigator) to find out more about the position.

If you have the skills and experience we looking for and want to apply for this rewarding opportunity, send a cover letter telling us about yourself, and your CV outlining your background and experience to Kataraina EmblingThompson in Human Resources HR@hokiangahealth.org.nz

Applications close Wednesday 16th June 2022.

GENERAL PRACTITIONER / RURAL HOSPITAL DOCTOR

We are looking for a permanent or long term Rural Medical Generalist to join our team of eight GPs working between our hospital and community clinics. The ideal candidate will be a Medical Practitioner with fellowship in General Practice and/or Rural Hospital Medicine, with an interest in training towards these dual fellowships.

This opportunity would suit a doctor with rural medicine experience who is confident working across the primary and secondary care settings. Our service combines comprehensive primary care with an extension to inpatient management in our rural hospital which provides primary / secondary interface, and 24/7 emergency care including participation in the on-call roster as well as rehabilitation and palliative care. We have 10 acute beds, 10 continuing care long stay, maternity, X Ray unit, as well as outpatients and community allied health services. Our Medical team work nine to ten sessions per week, one night per week on call, and one weekend in six.

Hauora Hokianga is a recognised Rural Teaching Centre for the University of Auckland medical school undergraduate programmes. We are Cornerstone accredited and host GP and Rural Hospital registrar placements.

We offer a competitive remuneration package including accommodation. A permanent or long term appointment is preferred, however short term/locum placements are also welcome.

This is a fantastic opportunity to live and work in one of the most historic and picturesque areas of New Zealand. Beaches, boating, tramping, biking – Northland has got it all! Contact Natalie Stevens in Human Resources HR@hokiangahealth.org.nz for more information.

REGISTERED NURSE OPPORTUNITIES

Are you a registered nurse looking for a rewarding opportunity to use your wide range of nursing skills in a unique rural setting?

We are looking for registered nurses to join our Hospital team in Rawene. This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your skills as part of a team supporting a diverse range of patients across accident and emergency, acute inpatient, and hospital level residential care.

We have full-time or part-time opportunities available working across a 24/7 shift roster. The ideal candidate will have at least two years post-basic general clinical experience in New Zealand, and a high standard of clinical skills. A current practicing certificate, full drivers licence and full COVID-19 vaccination status are required. IV and phlebotomy skills are preferred, and experience working with vulnerable and chronic care patients would be an advantage.

We are looking for highly motivated team players, with a willingness to undertake professional development to extend your scope of practice if required. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to work as part of a collaborative team to assist patients and whānau navigate their treatment journey and achieve optimal health outcomes.

If you are looking for a rewarding role as part of a dedicated team in the beautiful Hokianga, send a cover letter telling us about yourself, and your CV outlining your background and experience to Natalie Stevens in Human Resources HR@hokiangahealth.org.nz

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT

Are you an experienced Health Care Assistant, Care Worker, or interested in progressing your career in Health?

We are looking for a part-time Health Care Assistant based in Rawene Hospital. Working as part of a team under the supervision of a nurse, this role will support a diverse range of acute inpatient and hospital level care residents with patient care, housekeeping, meal support, patient transfer and monitoring, to make the patient experience as comfortable and stress-free as possible.

This is a part-time position working across a 24/7 shift roster, with the opportunity to pick up additional shifts. Applicants must be able to work between 7:00am to 3:30pm, 3:00pm to 11:30pm and some night shifts as required.

Previous experience as a Health Care Assistant or in a caring capacity would be an advantage. A Level 3 Certificate in Health & Wellbeing (Health Assistance) or be working towards this is preferred, however support is available to achieve the required qualification.

The ideal candidate will have good communication, listening, and observational skills, with the ability to follow instructions and procedures. You will have great people skills with empathy and the ability to build rapport with patients and their whānau. Your kind, caring and patient nature will be complimented by your willingness to be hands-on with patients including patient care tasks such as washing and toileting.

Full COVID-19 vaccination status is required.

To find out more about this opportunity including a job description and application pack, contact Natalie Stevens in Human Resources at HR@hokiangahealth.org.nz or phone 09 405 7320.

 

 

 

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