Clinical Nurse Specialist – Late Effects Assessment Programme & Surveillance (LEAP)

  • Clinical Nurse Specialist – Late Affects Assessment Program & Surveillance for Children’s Haematology & Oncology Centre (CHOC).
  • Exciting opportunity for Senior RN’s with the ability to work effectively both autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team in a variety of situations with a passion to provide a seamless service for children/young people and families.
  • Should have experience in Haematology and or Oncology.

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

Here in the Children’s Haematology & Oncology Centre we pride ourselves in being innovative, forward thinking and up to date with technology and change. CHOC is one of two tertiary paediatric oncology centres in New Zealand providing care for children and young people for the South Island and Wellington region.

The Role: Where you fit in

We are looking for an experienced registered nurse to provide clinical nursing expertise and coordination of the Late Effects Assessment Programme (LEAP). You will need to enjoy a challenge and have excellent communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for coordinating the South Island Surveillance & Late Effects Programme for patients following the completion of childhood cancer treatment. You will work collaboratively with the wider multidisciplinary team to ensure, high quality, patient centred care is delivered to our patients to improve their health outcomes.

  • You will be an experienced practitioner with expert knowledge and skills in haematology and or oncology nursing.
  • Proven leadership ability and solution focused approach.
  • You will have the ability to work independently running Nurse-led clinics and as part of the multidisciplinary team.
  • You will act as a specialist resource for patients, medical practitioners and other nurses.
  • Currently hold or be working towards a relevant Post Graduate qualification.
  • Being enthusiastic, motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage a wide variety of people.

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.

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC0448095

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Thursday, 19 September 2019