Waikato DHB is an equal opportunity employer.
The Waikato Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre is a joint venture between the Waikato DHB and the University of Auckland, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. It is one of the leading centres in New Zealand. Hands-on training takes place for both undergraduate and post-graduate students.
The centre is available for all groups including nursing, medical, surgical, allied health, general practice, paramedical and other community groups. Training and courses on offer range through to specific in-house workshops through to customised training programmes; multi-disciplinary and inter-departmental skills based workshops by use of regular simulated scenarios that improve team work, leadership and decision making.
The Bryant Education Centre is a comprehensive base for training activities with a modern auditorium and full audio-visual and tele-conferencing facilities.
Active research is in progress in collaboration with excellent facilities at the local Ruakura Agricultural Research Centre, the University of Waikato and the Institute of Rural Health.
The Nursing and Midwifery Professional Development Unit (PDU) facilitates and supports education and development of the nursing and midwifery workforce to provide quality health outcomes in the Waikato District Health Board area.
The Waikato DHB also has strong relationships with tertiary providers around New Zealand. These relationships enable undergraduate students to complete clinical placements within our facilities, and in many cases going on to become graduates taking positions within our organisation.