Nurse Practitioner
- Palliative Care

 
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 a 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. Hospice EBOP is developing the clinical team and has a great nurturing, supportive and friendly culture. 

The clinical team is managed by a very experienced, qualified, and approachable Clinical Services Manager who promotes a supportive, flexible and positive working environment that encourages work life balance and opportunities for personal growth and development through education, training and mentorship. Whilst the role is autonomous, the clinical team meet regularly to ensure everyone is effectively supported with their patient load and the Clinical Services Manager has an open door policy.

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. 
 
Click here to view the job description

This is a permanent position up to 1 FTE. Days and hours are negotiable.
 
If you want to know more, we’d love to hear from you. 

Email: Pare Corkran, clinicalleader@hospiceebop.org.nz
Phone: 07 307 2244
 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 limiting conditions.
Our mission is to provide excellent, compassionate palliative care for everyone throughout the Eastern Bay of Plenty and we are seeking a 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. Hospice EBOP is developing the clinical team and has a great nurturing, supportive and friendly culture, ready to support Palliative Care Nurses or mentor Registered Nurses with support for postgraduate study in palliative care.  
The clinical team is managed by a very experienced, qualified, and approachable Clinical Services Manager who promotes a supportive, flexible and positive working environment that promotes work life balance and opportunities for personal growth and development through education, training and mentorship. Whilst the role is autonomous, the clinical team meet regularly to ensure everyone is effectively supported with their patient load and the Clinical Services Manager has an open door policy.
Hospice EBOP takes quality, health and safety seriously, and continuously updates clinical policy and procedures to ensure the safety or our staff, patients and their family/whanau. 
 
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 Health, carers, family/whanau and colleagues to ensure the best care is provided to each patient.
 
Study leave support can be made available for the right candidate to complete palliative care qualifications.
 
Hours of work are from 0800 – 1630 Monday – Friday plus an on-call roster. On call requires answering phone calls from 1630 – 2245 weekdays and 0715 – 10.45pm weekends with emergency call outs before 2000hrs if necessary.
This role is a permanent position and number of days/hours are negotiable. 
 
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 nursing Annual Practising Certificate
  • Applicants should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
 
 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 clinicalleader@hospiceebop.org.nz. Click here to view the job description.
Alternatively, please email clinicalleader@hospiceebop.org.nz or phone Pare Corkran on 
07 307 2244 to discuss palliative care nursing opportunities.
Clinical Nurse Specialist
 
Clinical Nurse Specialist – 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 a 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. Hospice EBOP is developing the clinical team and has a great nurturing, supportive and friendly culture. 
The clinical team is managed by a very experienced, qualified, and approachable Clinical Services Manager who promotes a supportive, flexible and positive working environment that encourages work life balance and opportunities for personal growth and development through education, training and mentorship. Whilst the role is autonomous, the clinical team meet regularly to ensure everyone is effectively supported with their patient load and the Clinical Services Manager has an open door policy.
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 and will support a Clinical Nurse Specialist with their Nurse Practitioner pathway.
 
Hospice EBOP takes quality, health and safety seriously, and continuously updates clinical policy and procedures to ensure the safety or our staff, patients and their family/whanau.
 
We are seeking an experienced Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist with a passion for the provision of integrated community palliative care and education.
  • To provide an in-reach / liaison service to 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: Postgraduate certificate, working on Postgraduate 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 and opportunities exist for career progression. 
Click here to view the job description
This is a permanent position up to 1 FTE. Days and hours are negotiable.
 
If you want to know more, we’d love to hear from you. 
 
Email: Pare Corkran, clinicalleader@hospiceebop.org.nz
Phone: 07 307 2244