Pūkenga Atawhai / Community Health Nurse

Te Piki Oranga is a regional Māori health provider delivering health services across Te Tau Ihu, working in a Whānau Ora framework and "Te Ao Māori".

Te Piki Oranga is looking for a full time registered nurse, experienced in working with Māori in the community. This position is based in Motueka/Tasman.

The purpose of this role is to:

  • Provide clinical health services that identify, prevent and reduce cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/asthma, diabetes and cancer within the whānau of Te Tau Ihu.
  • Provide assessment and develop Whānau Ora plans for whānau/individuals to improve their hauora.
  • Utilise treatment, intervention and prevention strategies consistent with the competencies and code of conduct of the Nursing Council of New Zealand.
  • Work alongside general practitioners, specialists and clinicians to improve the health status of the whānau/individual.

An application for employment and a copy of the job description is available via email on request. Please email your CV with a letter of interest to the Kaiawhi Tumuaki / Administrator - caroline.sainty@tpo.org.nz.

Vacancy closes on 2 May 2017.