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Nurse Practitioner
- Palliative Care

 

Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty (Hospice EBOP) is a not-for-profit organisation who provides local community based palliative care for patients and their family/whanau living with life limiting conditions.

Our mission is to provide excellent, compassionate palliative care for everyone throughout the Eastern Bay of Plenty and we are seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join our team, to help achieve this goal.

At Hospice EBOP we work as a team to ensure we provide the care needed to allow our patients to live well when their time is limited, but also do our part individually to ensure we can successfully achieve our objective.

In this challenging palliative care environment, our multi disciplinary team at Hospice EBOP are committed to being leaders in our field, ensuring availability of timely, equitable, and quality palliative care.

We have a skilled team who are committed to delivering optimum care for both patients and their families / whānau. This Nurse Practitioner role further extends our reach by providing advanced clinical expertise and leadership across community settings. This is an opportunity to use your skills, knowledge and passion to further refine and develop our palliative care services. Our diverse urban and rural region is unique, and offers opportunities for both individual and professional development.

People make a choice to live in the Eastern Bay of Plenty for many reasons, including lifestyle, climate, outdoor pursuits, and close proximity to other main centres/regions.

If you have reached the point in your own development as a nursing professional, where you feel you want to make a real difference, then this position offers you that opportunity. Your skills and knowledge will be particularly valued here at Hospice EBOP. We welcome expressions of interest from appropriately qualified nurses, for this exciting full time position.

A full copy of the job description is available here

If you want to know more, we’d love to hear from you. 

Email: Pare Corkran, clinicalleader@hospiceebop.org.nz
Phone: 07 307 2244

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 Registered Nurse
 

Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty (Hospice EBOP) is a not-for-profit organisation who provides local community based palliative care for patients and their family/whanau living with life limited conditions.

Our mission is to provide excellent, compassionate palliative care for everyone throughout the Eastern Bay of Plenty and we are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join our wonderful team, to help achieve this goal.

 

At Hospice EBOP we work as a team to ensure we provide the care needed to allow our patients to live well when their time is limited, but also do our part individually to ensure we can successfully achieve our objective.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

Managing and coordinating the palliative care of up to 25 community patients in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, whilst supporting the Clinical Services Manager. Making daily calls to patients and visiting when necessary to those with complex care requirements. Liaising with patient’s GP practices, Allied Heath, carers, family/whanau and colleagues to ensure the best care is provided to each patient.

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO:

  • Has an interest in palliative care

  • A holistic approach to patient and family/whanau care

  • Excellent communication and patient assessment skills

  • Shows compassion, respect and integrity

  • Ability to work independently and enjoy being part of a supportive and collaborative team

  • Strives for excellence in all aspects of their role

  • Current NZ Annual Practising Certificate

  • Applicants should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

**Study leave support can be made available for the right candidate to complete palliative care qualifications.

This is a permanent full time position.

 

HOW TO APPLY?
If this sounds like you and you’re interested in joining our team, please download and complete an application form from and return this with a copy of your CV to clinicaladmin@hospiceebop.org.nz.

Click here to view job description.

Alternatively, please email clinicaladmin@hospiceebop.org.nz or phone Sonya on 07 307 2244 to receive a copy of the job description and an application form.

Clinical Nurse Specialist
 

Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty (Hospice EBOP) is a not-for-profit organisation who provides local community based palliative care for patients and their family/whanau living with life limiting conditions.

Our mission is to provide excellent, compassionate palliative care for everyone throughout the Eastern Bay of Plenty and we are seeking an experienced Clinical Nurse Specialist to join our team, to help achieve this goal.

At Hospice EBOP we work as a team to ensure we provide the care needed to allow our patients to live well when their time is limited, but also do our part individually to ensure we can successfully achieve our objective.

In this challenging palliative care environment, our multi-disciplinary team at Hospice EBOP are committed to being leaders in our field, ensuring availability of timely, equitable, and quality palliative care.

We are seeking an experienced Palliative Care CNS with a passion for the provision of integrated community palliative care and education.

  • To provide an in-reach / liaison service to Public Hospital (PH) and Aged Residential Care (ARC) facilities to support the delivery of best practice palliative care for Hospice EBOP patients 

  • To provide ongoing clinical care / support to HEBOP patients in ARC facilities

  • To coordinate and deliver Hospice New Zealand (HNZ) Fundamentals of Palliative Care Program and HNZ Syringe Driver Competency Program to ARC facilities and generalist palliative care providers

  • To provide coaching and mentoring to staff in ARC facilities across the region to support the delivery of quality palliative care to residents and their families /whanau

  • To promote and encourage a learning environment within Hospice EBOP clinical team, facilitating and coordinating responsive and comprehensive learning opportunities

 

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • 5+ years’ experience in, and sound knowledge of, specialist palliative care

  • Relevant post graduate qualifications in palliative care (minimum: PG cert, working on PG diploma)

  • Advanced patient assessment skills

  • Advanced communication skills

  • Ability to work independently in the community

  • Passion for education delivery

 

People make a choice to live in the Eastern Bay of Plenty for many reasons, including lifestyle, climate, outdoor pursuits, and proximity to other main centres/regions.

If you have reached the point in your own development as a nursing professional, where you feel you want to make a real difference, then this position offers you that opportunity. Your skills and knowledge will be particularly valued here at Hospice EBOP.

 

We welcome expressions of interest from appropriately qualified nurses, for this exciting full-time position. A full copy of the job description is available here 

 

If you want to know more, we’d love to hear from you.

Email: Pare Corkran, clinicalleader@hospiceebop.org.nz

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Collection and Delivery Van Driver
 

Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty is a not-for-profit organisation who helps people to live well when their time is limited. Our mission is to provide excellent, compassionate palliative care for everyone throughout the Eastern Bay of Plenty and we are seeking a Collection and Delivery Van Driver to help achieve this goal.
 

About the role

  • Scheduling and coordinating responses to referrals from the clinical and shops teams

  • Undertake the pickup and delivery of Hospice Eastern Bay of Plenty loan equipment and set up/dismantle in patient’s homes as required.

  • undertake the pickup and delivery of Hospice shop’s donations and purchases including furniture and oversized items.  

  • To transfer shop stock between the Whakatane, Opotiki and Kawerau Hospice shops.

  • Provide assistance in the Hospice shops when van work is not required.   

 

 

We are looking for someone who

  • Has great time management skills

  • Has the ability to relate well to a range of people including staff, volunteers, patients, and customers

  • Has good communication skills and customer service

  • Is reliable and respectful

  • Is able to display a pleasant and approachable nature

  • Is fit and active

 

This is a permanent position working 27.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday 9.00am – 3.00pm.

 

We are looking for applicants who can ideally start immediately.

 

How to apply?

If this sounds like you and you’re interested in joining our team, please download and complete an APPLICATION FORM and return this with a copy of your CV to stacey@hospiceebop.org.nz.

Click here to view JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Alternatively, please email or phone Stacey on 07 307 2244 to receive a copy of the job description and an application form.