Registered Nurse - Starship Blood and Cancer Centre, Auckland DHB

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The Starship Blood and Cancer Centre is looking for registered nurses with recent acute nursing experience, excellent communication skills, and an overriding passion for delivering high quality patient care to children and young people with a diagnosis of cancer.

Starship Child Health is the leading provider of paediatric health care in Aotearoa and the South Pacific, delivering whānau centred care to infants, children, young people and their whānau in hospital and in the community.

This role provides a unique opportunity to join a team that provides a national service for bone marrow transplantation, is a Children’s Oncology Group clinical trials center and the largest regional cancer service for children and young people in New Zealand and the South Pacific.

We embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family centered care to the most complex patients locally, regionally, and nationally.

Nurses are an integral part of our clinical team and are fully supported and acknowledged through a number of professional opportunities that support professional growth, and acknowledge the nursing contribution within child health, these include;

  • A comprehensive and well-structured orientation programme

  • The opportunity to learn or further develop your paediatric oncology and bone marrow transplant skills

  • An opportunity to undertake post graduate papers in oncology nursing at the University of Auckland

  • Involvement in clinical research

  • Free on-site Te Reo Māori classes for staff and their whānau

We welcome applications from registered nurses who;

  • Thrive in a diverse fast paced environment

  • Value professional development opportunities

  • Have a passion and commitment to providing world class care

We hope you will explore this opportunity further by either applying below or you can contact our recruitment consultant Kimiora Nathan on to learn more.

Applications close: 19 January 2020

To apply, please submit your CV & cover letter through our careers website - outlining your motivation towards this role. Reference job number: AUC07330

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.