Pūkenga Atawhai / Community Health Nurse (Nelson/Whakatu)

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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 part time (20 hours) registered nurse, with experience working with Māori in the community. This position is based in Nelson / Whakatu.

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.

Please email your detailed CV with a cover letter to Kaiawhi Tumuaki/Administrator caroline.sainty@tpo.org.nz by 5 pm Wednesday 14 March 2018 or apply online below. A copy of the job description is available on request via email.