Cancer & Blood Services- Staff Nurse
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. 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.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels. We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te Whiwhinga Mahi | The Opportunity
- Nursing opportunities with a growing team
- Excellent career advancement
- Work for services that value your input
WE CAN RELOCATE YOU: may include 1-way airfare and a 'home-find' service for overseas nurses (conditions apply)
There's never been a better time to join us at Te Pūriri o Te Ora – Regional Cancer and Blood; we have excellent career advancement pathways and an opportunity to work in services that value your input.
You will be offered a personalised orientation programme, excellent professional development opportunities (including eviQ’s Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course) and we will facilitate your access to on-going education.
Who we are
Te Pūriri o Te Ora is the name that has been gifted to us is which means the Tree of Life. The Pūriri is a New Zealand native tree, it’s a strong tree which nurtures much birdlife.
At Te Pūriri o Te Ora – Regional Cancer and Blood we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi (principles/values) and providing culturally safe care. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Our nurses are the heartbeat of our services. For some people the thought of working in cancer can be daunting, but the humanness of cancer is what also makes it meaningful. You will have the opportunity to work with patients who are going through a difficult time in their life and help make a real difference to their experience. You will develop skills in the specialised area of oncology, haematology and research as well as work towards senior clinical and leadership positions such as nurse specialists.
Our portfolio of services
Our work includes the following specialist areas:
- Medical Oncology – inpatient and outpatient services
- Radiation Oncology – inpatient and outpatient services
- Haematology - inpatient and outpatient services
We’re hiring– so come and join our amazing Te Pūriri o Te Ora – Regional Cancer and Blood Nursing team, here in Auckland, New Zealand.
Oncology Inpatient (Ward 64):
Ward 64 is our acute oncology inpatient unit, part of Te Pūriri o Te Ora| Regional Cancer and Blood Service at Te Toka Tumai Auckland. You will have opportunities to develop skills in the specialised area of oncology and work towards senior clinical and leadership positions such as Tumour Nurse Specialist, Research Nurse or Nurse Practitioner. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to work in a part of the hospital that is committed to improving Maori health outcomes and have opportunities to be part of our Kaimahi Māori team to broaden your knowledge of Māori health, tikanga and te reo. We provide support and continuing professional development opportunities, including the eviQs Antineoplastic Drug Administration Course and subsidised relevant postgraduate education.
Haematology Inpatient (Motutapu Ward):
Motutapu ward (Inpatient Haematology ward): Bring your heart and commitment to our teams striving to provide world class care to people with a Haematological diagnosis. You will have the opportunity to gain experience in nursing care of bone marrow transplantation and many other clinical assessment skills. Some of the skills you would gain include chemotherapy administration and managing haematologically complex patients. Our highly skilled multidisciplinary team are committed to delivering world class quality care to our patients with both malignant and non-malignant Haematological disorders. An innovative team of professionals will provide you with full orientation and ongoing support to help you succeed.
Haematology Day stay:
Haematology Daystay: Be a part of our amazing Haematology Daystay team and develop your Haematological treatment and interventional skills. As a nurse in the Haematology Daystay unit, you will be involved in treatment of malignant haematological conditions with a range of treatments including chemotherapy and procedures. We offer supportive environment for professional development and are particularly interested in expanding our team with registered nurses from different background nursing experience.
You will gain experience in a wide range of practice opportunities within a very supportive environment. Some of the areas you will be in rotation are through the Chemotherapy Day Stay Unit, the Radiation Therapy Unit, the Oncology Clinics and the Acute Oncology Department giving you the opportunity to gain a broad and extensive oncology knowledge. You will have opportunities to develop skills in the specialised area of oncology and work towards senior clinical and leadership positions such as Tumour Nurse Specialist, Research Nurse or Nurse practitioner. To foster and support your development, you will be offered personalised orientation, and regular education including cancer specific study days. NO shift work is required! Perfect if you’re looking for the IDEAL work/life balance!
For further details on these roles, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
To be successful in these roles:
- Be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand or be eligible for registration
- Have a current Annual Practicing Certificate
For more information about this role please contact, Gurvinder Benipal - email@example.com,nz
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: 19th September 2022 at Time 5:00 pm (New Zealand standard time).
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Reshma Amin Recruitment Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone number - +64021574042 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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! 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