Canterbury District Health Board

Canterbury District Health Board Christchurch, New Zealand
15 Feb, 2019
Permanent Full Time
1.0 FTE full-time, permanent position Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the proven ability to engage people at all levels Our Purpose: Why we do it When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do. The Team: What we do The Cardio/Respiratory Integrated Specialist Services (CRISS) require a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join their team. The Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Service based at Christchurch Hospital provides specialist CF care both in Canterbury and across the South Island. The CF Clinical Nurse Specialist plays a pivotal role in coordinating the care of people with CF and is a resource person for those involved in the care of people with CF. The role encompasses both inpatient and outpatient care co-ordination. The Role: Where you fit in As a positive role model in clinical leadership, you will work within the Interdisciplinary Respiratory team providing advice, support and information throughout the patient's disease trajectory. You will be an experienced Registered Nurse with a background in Respiratory Nursing and be on the post graduate pathway having completed or be working towards a relevant post graduate qualification and preferably with a strong focus in Cystic Fibrosis. Motivation, the ability to engage people, excellent clinical assessment, education and communication skills in addition to expert nursing knowledge and extensive clinical experience is essential for the role. Computer literacy is strongly desirable. Our Culture: What matters to us Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata Putting people at the heart of all we do Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development. If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise. Apply online, or contact us on careers@cdhb.health.nz Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!