Registered Nurse - Children's Emergency Department, Starship Child Health
Registered Nurse - Children's Emergency Department
- Permanent, Full-time and part-time positions available!
- Excellent career advancement opportunities
- Only dedicated Children’s ED in New Zealand
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Children’s Emergency team at Starship is seeking motivated and experienced registered nurses to join the only dedicated ED in the country designed exclusively for the needs of children.
The Children’s Emergency Department specialises in meeting the needs of acutely ill or injured children and young people ranging from birth to 15 years of age. Our team works within a multidisciplinary framework including Hospital Play Specialists, Social Workers, Māori & Pacific Island support workers and clerical staff who work closely with the nursing and medical teams.
As a CED nurse you will experience our unique and rewarding work environment full of clinical support and professional development opportunities. You will work collectively to treat the 34,000 acute attendances the busy unit receives per year and learn a range of advanced skills along the way. You will join a resuscitation team and develop the ability to triage, whilst working amongst our purpose-built facility with state-of-the-art equipment.
To view a full position description, please click here.
Visit our Starship Child Health website to learn more about Nursing at Starship.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
As the ideal candidate for this role you will:
- be a registered nurse with an ED background (preferably paediatrics) and will either have or be eligible for registration with NZ Nursing Council
- Or have extensive paediatric nursing experience and looking to enter the Emergency specialty
- have a focus on caring for the wellbeing of tamariki and whānau
- demonstrate well-developed communication, critical thinking skills and a commitment to family centred care
- have a positive attitude, an innovative and adaptable approach to practice
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! Of course for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations .
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Te Toka Tumai Auckland is part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s National Health Service. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre, providing family centred care to neonates, children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific. Starship is a part of Te Toka Tumai Auckland and is the only comprehensive children’s hospital in New Zealand serving a population of approximately 1 million children.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
What we can offer you:
- A unique and rewarding work environment that provides a high level of job satisfaction and is always interesting
- An opportunity to grow both as a person and as a professional
- Comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme with good clinical support to help you achieve the familiarisation and orientation competencies for your area
- Continuing Professional Development entitlement
- Educational support to achieve the Professional Development and Recognition Programme and financial recognition of nursing levels as per nationally-agreed multi-employer collective agreements
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To apply please click on the ‘Apply’ tab below, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role and attaching your updated CV and Covering Letter.
If you have any accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anél Foord, Recruitment Consultant at AnelFoord@adhb.govt.nz quoting ADHB2024CED to discuss how we can best support your application.
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This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
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