Nurse Practitioner - Oncology

  • Permanent part time 0.5FTE (20 hours per week)
  • Experience working as an Oncology Nurse Practitioner

Mō te tūnga | About the role

This clinically focussed role will allow you to work autonomously within the Medical Oncology Service alongside Medical Oncologists and the wider nursing team to deliver high quality care.  The role allows you to work independently in at least one identified tumour stream. There is potential to diversify the role further and engage in wider service development and activities.  

Ko wai koe | About You

As an advanced, specialised practitioner and mentor you will thrive in an environment where collaboration and teamwork are highly valued.  You will work with a diverse group of teams to provide advanced clinical care and nursing expertise to the patients and their families / whānau.

By utilizing your advanced knowledge and clinical skills in collaboration with nursing and medical staff, the multidisciplinary team and other external agencies you will contribute to the development and maintenance of high quality evidenced based care.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

  • Registered as a Nurse Practitioner with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Recent experience working in an Oncology setting as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Initiative, solution focused with excellent time management skills and the ability to effectively and efficiently complete tasks
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the proven ability to engage people at all levels
  • Ability to share and demonstrate specialist knowledge and skills

Mō mātou | About Us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Canterbury and West Coast community.

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.

Te Whatu Ora believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. Te Whatu Ora is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.  

Ngā hua | Benefits of working with us

When you work at Te Whatu Ora - Waitaha, Canterbury you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.

At Te Whatu Ora, you are part of something greater then yourself and encouraged to be your uniquely self

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site here.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact Steph Keene, Recruitment Specialist on for additional information.

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC2120287

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Wednesday, 5 October 2022